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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Project STARS: Specialized Training in Autism for Rural Schools

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Ludlow, Barbara

Description

Description

The purpose of this project is to: (a) develop a new personnel preparation program to prepare autism specialists to provide effective educational interventions for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD); (b) develop and field test a unique online distance education model for rural personnel preparation combining desktop videoconferencing and online supervision of practica; and ΒΌ prepare 60 educators to become fully certified and highly qualified in Autism and to implement evidence-based practices for ASD in rural schools and agencies. This project will modify an existing distance learning program to utilize online delivery of coursework and online supervision of practicum experiences to incorporate content on evidence-based practices for ASD as well as provide training across the state through content on evidence-based practices for ASD as well as provide training across the state through a combination of desktop videoconferencing and other online activities for course offerings and local supervision and online mentoring for practicum experiences.

Funder

Funder

Department of Education

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2007-2013

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

Project STARS: Specialized Training in Autism for Rural Schools (External web link)

Institution

Institution

West Virginia University Research Corporation

State/Country

State/Country

West Virginia

Project Number

Project Number

H325K070208

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Project STARS: Specialized Training in Autism for Rural Schools | 0 | 2011 | H325K070208
Project STARS: Specialized Training in Autism for Rural Schools | 0 | 2013 | H325K070208

 
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