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Combating Autism: State Demonstration & Policy

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
OrganizationCityState
Autism Society of ColoradoLakewood

CO

Connecticut Department of Public HealthHartford

CT

Parents Place of MarylandGlen Burnie

MD

University of Southern MississippiHattiesburg

MS

Minot State UniversityMinot

ND

Ohio Department of MRDDColumbus

OH

Oregon Health & Science UniversityPortlandOR
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill

NC

Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondVA
 Planning Grants
University of ArkansasFayettevilleAR
University of MassachusettsWorcesterMA
Dept of Health and Human Services, New HampshireConcordNH
University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonHoustonTX
Autism Resource Centers

A State Public Health Coordinating Center for Autism

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.

National Combating Autism Interdisciplinary Training Resource Center

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.