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Question 1: Long-term Objective C  

Fiscal Year: 2010

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.1LC. Identify and develop measures to assess at least three "continuous dimensions" (i.e., social reciprocity, communication disorders, and repetitive/restrictive behaviors) of ASD symptoms and severity that can be used by practitioners and/or families to assess response to intervention for people with ASD across the lifespan by 2016. IACC Recommended Budget: $18,500,000 over 5 years.

Download 2010 Question 1: Long-term Objective C projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
The development of joint attention after infancy Adamson, Lauren Georgia State University
Intersensory perception of social events: Typical and atypical development Bahrick, Lorraine Florida International University
Development of intermodal perception of social events: Infancy to childhood Bahrick, Lorraine Florida International University
Assessing information processing and capacity for understanding language in non-verbal children with autism Benasich, April; Schafer, Valerie Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; City University of New York
Expressive crossmodal affect integration in autism Black, Lois Oregon Health & Science University
Innovative assessment methods for autism: A proof of principle investigation of "nonverbal" autism Connolly, John McMaster University
Characterizing ASD phenotypes by multimedia signal and natural language processing Elhadad, Noemie Columbia University
Early language development within the autism spectrum (supplement) Ellis-Weismer, Susan University of Wisconsin - Madison
Early language development within the autism spectrum (supplement) Ellis-Weismer, Susan University of Wisconsin - Madison
Early language development within the autism spectrum Ellis-Weismer, Susan University of Wisconsin - Madison
Receptive vocabulary knowledge in low-functioning autism as assessed by eye movements, pupillary dilation, and event-related potentials Gordon, Barry Johns Hopkins University
Developmental social neuroscience in infants at-risk for autism McPartland, James Yale University
Cognitive control and social engagement among younger siblings of children with autism Mohapatra, Leena University of Miami
Neural economics of biological substrates of valuation Montague, P. Read Baylor College of Medicine
Language development and outcome in children with autism Naigles, Letitia University of Connecticut
Interactions between mothers and young children with ASD: Associations with maternal and child characteristics Oppenheim, David University of Haifa
Sensory integration and language processing in autism Silverman, Laura University of Rochester
Prosodic and pragmatic processes in highly verbal children with autism Snedeker, Jesse President & Fellows of Harvard College
The functions of stereotypy in children with ASD Tarbox, Jonathan Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Language learning in autism Ullman, Michael Georgetown University
Developmental processes, trajectories, and outcomes in autism Volkmar, Fred Yale University
Social communication phenotype of ASD in the second year Wetherby, Amy Florida State University