In 2015 the pilot project for provision of medical, social, psychological and educational support for children with ASD and their families in Russia was started. The project is carried out within the framework of the statues of the National Strategy for Action in the Interests of the Children in 2012—2017, the initiative of the Foundation for Support of Children in Hard Life Situation with collaboration with community groups and parents associations. Moscow State University of Psychology and Education and the Center for
Psychological, Medical and Social Support to Children and Adolescents provide expert and medical maintenance of the project. The project is carried out in the three regions of Russian Federation — Krasnoyarsk Krai, Voronezh region and Novosibirsk region. The goal of the project is to create effective system of support.
Keywords: autism spectrum disorder, the Law on Education in Russian Federation, National Strategy of Action in the Interests of the Children in 2012—2017, comprehensive medical, social, psychological and educational support
For citation:Alekhina S.V. The project for development of comprehensive support for children with ASD in Russia. Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015. Vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 3–7. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2015130201. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)
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Svetlana V. Alekhina, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Chief of the Federal Center for the Development of Inclusive General and Additional Education, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9374-5639, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org