Grant Helps Improve Health for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Health Resources & Services Admin.); Program: Autism CARES Act National Interdisciplinary Training Resource Center Program (CFDA Number: 93.877) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-17-010); Eligibility: Nonprofits (faith-based and community-based groups) and colleges; Funding: $771,000 million for one award (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 31.

Summary: The purpose of this program is to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents who have, or are at risk for developing ASD/ DD. The Resource Center will provide  technical assistance to interdisciplinary training programs, such as the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND) and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP), and others.  These programs train professionals to utilize valid and reliable screening tools to diagnose or rule out and to provide evidence-based interventions for children with ASD/DD.

Info: (NOFA): Robyn Schulhof, (301) 443-0258 for questions or more information.

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