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Question 4: Long-term Objective D  

$8,756,832.00
Fiscal Year: 2010

New! Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.4LD. Support at least five community-based studies that assess the effectiveness of interventions and services in broader community settings by 2015. Such studies may include comparative effectiveness research studies that assess the relative effectiveness of: o Different and/or combined medical, pharmacological, nutritional, behavioral, service-provision, and parent- or caregiver-implemented treatments; o Scalable early intervention programs for implementation in underserved, low-resource, and low-literacy populations; and o Studies of widely used community intervention models for which extensive published data are not available. Outcome measures should include assessment of potential harm as a result of autism treatments, as well as positive outcomes. IACC Recommended Budget: $37,500,000 over 5 years.

Download 2010 Question 4: Long-term Objective D projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
ACE Center: Optimizing social and communication outcomes for toddlers with autism Kasari, Connie University of California, Los Angeles
A randomized control study of relationship focused intervention with young children with ASD Mahoney, Gerald Case Western Reserve University
Comparison of two comprehensive treatment models for preschool-aged children with autism spectrum disorders and their families Odom, Samuel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Developing a 3D-based virtual learning environment for use in schools to enhance the social competence of youth with autism spectrum disorder Laffey, James University of Missouri
Developing a school-based social competence intervention (SCI) Sticher, Janine University of Missouri
Development of an intervention to enhance the social competencies of children with Asperger's/high functioning autism spectrum disorders Volker, Martin University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Early intervention in an underserved population Lord, Catherine University of Michigan
Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders Wetherby, Amy; Lord, Catherine Florida State University; University of Michigan
Efficacy of a parent-mediated intervention for one-year-olds at risk for autism Watson, Linda University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Handheld technology to assist students with autism spectrum disorder Tedesco, Robert HandHold Adaptive, LLC
High school inclusion program for students with autism spectrum disorders Hughes, Carolyn Vanderbilt University
Implementing evidence-based social skills interventions in public school settings Locke, Jill University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Improving social-communication, literacy, and adaptive behaviors for young children with autism spectrum disorders Kamps, Debra University of Kansas
iSKILLS : The audio/video guidance repository for life skills Ayres, Kevin University of Georgia
Parent-implemented social-pragmatic communication intervention for young children with developmental disabilities Angell, Maureen Illinois State University
Parenting your young child with autism: A web-based tutorial Kobak, Kenneth Center for Psychological Consultation
Parent-mediated vs. center-based intervention for toddlers with ASD: An RCT Landa, Rebecca Kennedy Krieger Institute
Peer-mediated interventions for elementary school students with autism spectrum disorders Blakeley-Smith, Audrey University of Colorado Denver
Peer-mediated social skills training Levey, Rob Seacoast Mental Health Center
Peer support and peer network interventions to improve peer relationships and school engagement Carter, Erik Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Pivotal response group treatment for parents of young children with autism Hardan, Antonio Stanford University
Promoting communication skills in toddlers at risk for autism Kasari, Connie; Sigman, Marian University of California, Los Angeles
Promoting early social-communicative competency in toddlers with autism Schertz, Hannah; Odom, Samuel; Baggett, Kathleen Indiana University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; University of Kansas
Randomized controlled trial of the P.L.A.Y. Project intervention for autism Solomon, Richard Solomon, Richard MD, PLC
Related services intervention for expressive and receptive language skills in autism spectrum disorder and in cognitive impairment Camarata, Steven Vanderbilt University