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Question 1: Short-term Objective B  

Fiscal Year: 2010

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.1SB. Validate and improve the sensitivity and specificity of new or existing screening and diagnostic tools, including comparative studies of general developmental screening versus autism-specific screening tools, in both high-risk and population-based samples, including those from resource-poor international settings and those that are diverse in terms of age, socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, gender, characteristics of ASD, and general level of functioning by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $5,400,000 over 3 years.

Download 2010 Question 1: Short-term Objective B projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
Attention to social and nonsocial events in children with autism Bahrick, Lorraine Florida International University
University of Georgia – Carolina Autism Resource and Evaluation Center (UGA-CARES): A collaborative autism screening project utilizing web-based technology Campbell, Jonathan University of Georgia
Validation of a Korean version of the QABF with children with ASD Dixon, Dennis Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Computer Assisted Autism Care (CAAC) Downs, Stephen Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis
International trends in diagnoses and incidence of autism spectrum disorders Glasson, Emma Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
The development of Chinese versions of the ADOS and ADI-R Lee, Li-Ching Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Early detection of autism through acoustic analysis of cry Sheinkopf, Stephen Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Baby Siblings Research Consortium Staff Member Autism Speaks (AS)
Novel methods for testing language comprehension in children with ASD Tager-Flusberg, Helen Boston University
Improving and streamlining screening and diagnosis of ASD at 18-24 months of age Wetherby, Amy Florida State University
Early social communication characteristics of ASD in diverse cultures in the US and Africa Wetherby, Amy Florida State University