HRSA Grants Help Improve Treatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Health Resources & Services Admin.); Program: Autism Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies (Autism-FIRST) Program (CFDA Number: 93.877) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-17-013); Eligibility: Governments, nonprofits (faith-based and community-based groups) and colleges; Funding: $1.8 million for six awards (no match required); Deadline: Nov. 17.

Summary: This program supports empirical research that advances the evidence base on interventions to improve the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), with a special focus on addressing the needs of underserved populations. Specifically,  the competitions must address the critical need that exists for research on the barriers to screening, diagnosis and receipt of evidence-based interventions.

Info:  (NOFA): Jessica DiBari, (301) 443-4690 for questions or more information.

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