Thirteen states received FY 2012 funds to improve access to health care and related services for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Grantees will implement existing state plans to improve services for these young people.
|State Implementation Grants for Improving Services for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Other Developmental Disabilities|
|Autism Society of Colorado||Lakewood|
|Connecticut Department of Public Health||Hartford|
|Hawaii Pediatric Association Research & Education Foundation||Honolulu|
|Maine Department of Health and Human Services||Augusta|
|University of Southern Mississippi||Hattiesburg|
|Minot State University||Minot|
|Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of New Jersey||Newark|
|Ohio Department of MRDD||Columbus|
|Vermont State Department of Health||Burlington|
|University of Delaware||Newark||DE|
|Georgia State University Research Foundation||Atlanta||GA|
|The Parents' Place of Maryland||Glen Burnie||MD|
|Tennessee Disability Coalition||Nashville||TN|
Funded by a $275,000 cooperative agreement to the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, will develop and implement a strategy for defining, supporting, and monitoring the role of State public health agencies in assuring that children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders receive early and appropriate identification, diagnosis and intervention.
The National Interdisciplinary Training Resource Center plays a crucial role in providing technical assistance, building and sustaining partnerships with service systems already serving children with ASD and other developmental disabilities, translating research into evidence-based practice, and utilizing existing and developing new data systems to capture and report project outcomes. HRSA funded a $777,141 cooperative agreement to the Association of University Centers on Disabilities in FY 2012.