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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Getting SMART about Social and Academic Engagement of Elementary aged students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Kasari, Connie

Description

Description

This purpose of this project is to conduct a small-scale SMART (Sequential, Multiple Assignment, Randomized Trial) to build an adaptive intervention for elementary school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as well as examine the feasibility and acceptability of the intervention.

Funder

Funder

Department of Education

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

199993

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2015-2017

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

Getting SMART about Social and Academic Engagement of Elementary aged students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (External web link)

Institution

Institution

University of California, Los Angeles

State/Country

State/Country

California

Project Number

Project Number

R324U150001

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Federal

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

N/A

 
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