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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

(SDAS) Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Autism Diagnosis and Educational Therapy Utilization: Quantifying the Contribution of Modifiable Mediators

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Bilaver, Lucy

Description

Description

The goal of the project is to advance understanding of the composition of racial and ethnic disparities in autism diagnosis and treatment among children using the framework and methods put forth in the Institute of Medicine’s 2003 report Unequal Treatment.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

99830

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2015-2015

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 1SC. Conduct at least three studies to identify reasons for the health disparities in accessing early screening and diagnosis services, including identification of barriers to implementation of and access to screening, diagnosis, referral, and early intervention services among diverse populations, as defined by socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, and gender of the child, by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $2,000,000 over 2 years.

Project Link

Project Link

(SDAS) Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Autism Diagnosis and Educational Therapy Utilization: Quantifying the Contribution of Modifiable Mediators (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Northern Illinois University

State/Country

State/Country

Illinois

Project Number

Project Number

R40MC28855

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

N/A

 
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