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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

State ASD Demonstration Program

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Wall, Toni

Description

Description

The organization proposes to implement their state plan to improve the systems of services for children and youth affected by autism spectrum disorder in Maine by accomplishing the following goals: Goal 1: Improve public health and social service capacity for screening and referral of children with ASD; Goal 2: Expand the role of private medical providers in screening, diagnosis and treatment of ASDs; Goal 3: Expand the capacity of families to advocate for and ensure appropriate services are provided; Goal 4: Conduct pilot studies to evaluate the effectiveness of new protocols for early identification and referral to early intervention services, and access to medical homes; and Goal 5: Improve surveillance and service system data related to the identification and care of children and youth with ASDs for use by policy-makers.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

272463

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2010-2013

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 5SC. Implement and evaluate five models of policy and practice-level coordination among State and local agencies to provide integrated and comprehensive community-based supports and services that enhance access to services and supports, self-determination, economic self-sufficiency, and quality of life for people with ASD across the spectrum and their families, (which may include access to augmentative and alternative communication [AAC] technology), with at least one project aimed at the needs of transitioning youth and at least one study to evaluate a model of policy and practice-level coordination among State and local mental health agencies serving people with ASD, by 2015. IACC Recommended Budget: $25,000,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

State ASD Demonstration Program (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs Program

State/Country

State/Country

Maine

Project Number

Project Number

H6MMC20329

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC11061
State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC11064
State ASD Demonstration Program | 296972 | 2010 | H6MMC11059
State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC15102
State ASD Demonstration Program | 272463 | 2010 | H6MMC20326
State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC15104
State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC15103
State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC11065
State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC11062
State ASD Demonstration Program | 272463 | 2010 | H6MMC20327
State ASD Demonstration Program | 272463 | 2010 | H6MMC20328
State ASD Demonstration Program | 300000 | 2010 | H6MMC11063

 
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