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Project Title

Project Title

Comprehensive support for families with autism: A parent-based mentoring approach

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Rosenberg, Cordelia

Description

Description

This study will develop, evaluate and disseminate a comprehensive support program for families who have children recently diagnosed with ASD. Families will be provided with education and assistance about the system of treatment, access to care in Colorado, and help in developing family specific Action Plans, a comprehensive strategy for determining the child's treatment needs, how to access care, strategies for collaboration with the school system and family care.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

300000

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2011-2013

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

Comprehensive support for families with autism: A parent-based mentoring approach (External web link)

Institution

Institution

University of Colorado Denver

State/Country

State/Country

Colorado

Project Number

Project Number

R40 MC 22643

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Comprehensive support for families with autism: A parent-based mentoring approach | 300000 | 2011 | R40 MC 22643
Comprehensive support for families with autism: A parent-based mentoring approach | 0 | 2014 | R40 MC 22643
Comprehensive support for families with autism: A parent-based mentoring approach | 300000 | 2013 | R40 MC 22643

 
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