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Question 1: Objective 2  

Fiscal Year: 2008

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.1.2 Validate and improve the sensitivity and specificity of new or existing screening tools for detecting ASD through studies of the following community populations that are diverse in terms of age, socio-economic status, race, ethnicity and level of functioning by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $5,400,000 over 3 years. o School aged children o General population (vs. clinical population)

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Video game environments for the integrative study of perception, attention and social cognition in autism and autism sibs Belmonte, Matthew Cornell University
Think Asperger's Smith, Christopher Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
The development of Chinese versions of ADOS and ADI-R Lee, Li-Ching Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Novel methods for testing language comprehension in children with ASD Tager-Flusberg, Helen Boston University
International trends in diagnoses and incidence of autism spectrum disorders Dixon, Glenys Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
Improvement and applications of fMRI Hu, Xiaoping Emory University
Autism dysmorphology measure validity study Miles, Judith University of Missouri
Attention to social and nonsocial events in children with autism Bahrick, Lorraine Florida International University