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Project ImPACT is recognized as one of the most effective coaching programs for parents of young children with autism and related social communication delays. Project ImPACT teaches parents strategies they can use to help their child develop social, communication, imitation, and play skills during daily routines and activities.
Project ImPACT is supported by research and based on developmental science and applied behavioral analysis (ABA) principles. It was recently recognized as a Manualized Intervention Meeting Criteria by the National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice (NCAEP).
Studies find Project ImPACT can be used effectively with families of children with social communication delays in different countries
Several recent studies conducted in different countries have found Project ImPACT to be feasible and/or effective for children with social communication delays, including India, the Netherlands, Zambia, China, Spain, and Iran. Sengupta, K., Javeri, A.,…
Study finds similar child language outcomes and greater parent self-efficacy for families receiving Project ImPACT compared to clinician-delivered speech therapy
A recent study comparing clinician-delivered speech therapy to parent-mediated intervention using Project ImPACT with young children with developmental language disorder was published in the International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders by Margo Zwitserlood-Nijenhuis and colleagues. Zwitserlood‐Nijenhuis, M.…