Services Research for Autism Spectrum Disorders across the Lifespan II (ServASD II): Pilot Studies of Services Strategies for Adults with ASD (R34):

Services Research for Autism Spectrum Disorders across the Lifespan II (ServASD II): Pilot Studies of Services puzzle_logoStrategies for Adults with ASD (R34): RFA-MH-17-205
SOURCE: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: 1/3/16. Application: 2/3/16 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIMH intends to commit $1.3 million in FY 2017 to fund five to six awards in response to this FOA and the companion FOA.
The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* Small businesses.
* For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
* State governments.
* County governments.
* City or township governments.
* Special district governments.
* Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
* Eligible agencies of the federal government.
* U.S. territories or possessions.
* Independent school districts.
* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
* Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
* Faith-based or community-based organizations.
* Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support pilot studies to develop and test service strategies that optimize the independence and functioning of adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This FOA invites preliminary studies to develop adult ASD service strategies that address enhancing social relationships, physical and mental health, and independent functioning including community housing and safety, alone or in combination. The ultimate goal of this activity is to improve functional, behavioral, and health outcomes in adults with ASD. In targeting adults, this FOA is focused on individuals who have completed transition out of services delivered via the child and adolescent service system and the primary education system.
CFDA: 93.242
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information
From NIH web site, accessed 10/30/15icon
Subject(s) medical research, mental health