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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Use of a family navigator in families with children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Augustyn, Marilyn

Description

Description

This RCT is to determine whether use of an evidenced-based strategy, Patient Navigation, for families of young children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), improves the services the children receive, decreases the burden of parenting stress, and improves family functioning.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

299906

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2010-2012

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. 5SA. Support two studies that assess how variations and access to services affect family functioning in diverse populations, including underserved populations, by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $1,000,000 over 3 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Use of a family navigator in families with children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Boston Medical Center

State/Country

State/Country

Massachusetts

Project Number

Project Number

R40 MC 19928

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Use of a family navigator in families with children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder | 298072 | 2011 | R40 MC 19928
Use of a family navigator in families with children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder | 298186 | 2012 | R40 MC 19928

 
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