The PITA-T research study ended on June 30, 2014. The purpose of the study was to investigate ways to improve rural access to applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with autism spectrum disorders. The PITA-T team worked with parents, teachers, and therapists to implement several projects designed to improve access to ABA. Project descriptions, findings, as well as references for published findings are below. Be sure to check back for updated information on new publications.
Principal Investigators: Claire St. Peter, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Susannah Poe, Ed.D, BCBA, and Mark Clingan, Ed.D, BCBA.
This study was supported in part by grant R40 MC 20444 from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Combating Autism Act of 2006), Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.