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Project Title

Project Title

Efficacy of a qigong massage methodology for children with ASD aged 3-11 years

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Gabrielsen, Kristen

Description

Description

This study is an efficacy trial of the Qigong Sensory Training (QST) intervention, a parent-delivered, staff-supported qigong massage program, on addressing core behavioral, social and language deficits of autism.

Funder

Funder

Health Resources and Services Administration

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2012-2015

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 4LD. Support at least five community-based studies that assess the effectiveness of interventions and services in broader community settings by 2015. Such studies may include comparative effectiveness research studies that assess the relative effectiveness of: o Different and/or combined medical, pharmacological, nutritional, behavioral, service-provision, and parent- or caregiver-implemented treatments; o Scalable early intervention programs for implementation in underserved, low-resource, and low-literacy populations; and o Studies of widely used community intervention models for which extensive published data are not available. Outcome measures should include assessment of potential harm as a result of autism treatments, as well as positive outcomes. IACC Recommended Budget: $37,500,000 over 5 years.

Project Link

Project Link

Efficacy of a qigong massage methodology for children with ASD aged 3-11 years (External web link)

Institution

Institution

Western Oregon University

State/Country

State/Country

Oregon

Project Number

Project Number

R40 MC 24945

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Efficacy of a qigong massage methodology for children with ASD aged 3-11 years | 242590 | 2012 | R40 MC 24945
Efficacy of a qigong massage methodology for children with ASD aged 3-11 years | 299991 | 2014 | R40 MC 24945
Efficacy of a qigong massage methodology for children with ASD aged 3-11 years | 299801 | 2013 | R40 MC 24945

 
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