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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Learn the signs. Act early. - Improving early detection and diagnosis through improving parental awareness of developmental milestones

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Wolf, Rebecca

Description

Description

Learn the Signs. Act Early. is a public awareness campaign to educate parents about childhood development, including early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders, and encourages developmental screening and intervention. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed "Autism Case Training: A Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Curriculum." This flexible, modular curriculum currently includes seven case-based modules designed for group discussion: early signs, screening, diagnosis, early intervention, treatment, anticipatory guidance, and effective communication of screening results.

Funder

Funder

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

2401470

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

na

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 5LA. Test four methods to improve dissemination, implementation, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions, services, and supports in diverse community settings by 2013. IACC Recommended Budget: $7,000,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Learn the signs. Act early. - Improving early detection and diagnosis through improving parental awareness of developmental milestones (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

State/Country

State/Country

Georgia

Project Number

Project Number

5U01DD000231-03; 3U01DD000231-02S1; GS-23F-023IN 200-2006-F-18981 0003; GS-23F-0231N 200-2008-F-26811; 200-2007-20016 T/O 9

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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