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Project Title

Project Title

Feeding problems in children with ASD: Impact of parent education in modifying aberrant eating habits

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Sharp, William

Description

Description

The purpose of the current study is to investigate the topography and treatment of feeding difficulties related to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This study will: (a) assess the types of feeding difficulties exhibited by children with ASD as well as the effect that these difficulties have on a child's nutritional status and family functioning; and (b) evaluate the impact of a parent-education intervention targeting problematic feeding behavior and related negative aftereffects among children with ASD.

Funder

Funder

Organization for Autism Research

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

9599

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2009-2010

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 4SC. Test safety and efficacy of at least five widely used interventions (e.g., nutrition, medications, assisted technologies, sensory integration, medical procedures) that have not been rigorously studied for use in ASD by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $27,800,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Feeding problems in children with ASD: Impact of parent education in modifying aberrant eating habits (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Marcus Institute

State/Country

State/Country

Georgia

Project Number

Project Number

n/a

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Feeding problems in children with ASD: Impact of parent education in modifying aberrant eating habits | 10000 | 2009 | Project number unavailable
Feeding problems in children with ASD: Impact of parent education in modifying aberrant eating habits | 30000 | 2008 | Project number unavailable

 
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