Advances for Autism Challenge

February 13, 2018

The National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice (NCAEP) is conducting a systematic review of the current intervention literature targeting individuals on the autism spectrum. NCAEP is a continuation of the evidence review that was completed by the NPDC which included research published through 2011. NCAEP will review research studies published in the last five years (2012-2017) which examine the impact of behavioral, educational, clinical and developmental practices and service models used with individuals on the autism spectrum from birth through age 21. The literature is expanding rapidly so NCAEP plans to establish an active yearly review that will provide families, practitioners, and researchers with more timely updates. In the future, NCAEP hopes to expand this important work to identify EBPs for adults on the autism spectrum and to include pharmaceutical interventions.

The NCAEP team is dedicated to bringing real-world solutions to children with autism. Funding has ended, but we’re committed to continuing this work. That’s why we need your help. The Organization for Autism Research has pledged a $25,000 gift in support of our work to update the field on evidence-based practices for children and youth with autism and to expand free online instruction on these practices. Their challenge will be achieved when we raise $75,000. Be part of the solution.

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