Culturally Adapted Caregiver Training for Korean American Children with a Diagnosis or Prognosis of Autism
Description: This project examines culturally adapted caregiver training of behavioral interventions for 2-5 year old autistic children or children who screened positive for autism. The training materials are adapted from the National Professional Development Center on Autism (NPDC) and Autism Focused Intervention Resources and Modules (AFIRM; https://afirm.fpg.unc.edu/afirm-modules). This project is funded by the University of Maryland College Park College of Education Support Program for Advancing Research and Collaboration Grant.
Collaborators: James Lee (University of Washington School of Medicine and the Seattle Children’s Autism Center), Daniel Kwak (Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine), Jason Chow (University of Maryland at College Park), Ann Sam (Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Video-based Learning of Daily Living Skills for Families of Autistic Children and Youth
Description: This project examines a family-collaborative video-based learning of daily living skills for 3-17 year old autistic children or youth and their peer type family members such as cousins or siblings.
Collaborators: Gulnoza Yakubova and Tvisha Vyas (University of Maryland College Park)
Cultural Self-Efficacy for Early Intervention
Description: This project aims to validate an adapted measure, Cultural Self-Efficacy for Early Intervention (CSES-EI). We are looking for EI providers of any profession who work with marginalized families of young children in EI who are culturally or linguistically diverse.
Leading Investigator: James Lee (University of Washington Seattle)
Community-based Program for Asian American Children with Developmental Delays or Disabilities and their Caregivers
Description: This project examines a community-based social skills program and caregiver workshop for Asian immigrant children and youth with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. This project is funded by the University of Maryland College Park Graduate College Faculty Student Research Award.
Collaborators: Kate Lu (Chinese Culture and Community Service Center) and Ariel La