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Question 4: Short-term Objective C  

Fiscal Year: 2009

Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount.4SC. Test safety and efficacy of at least five widely used interventions (e.g., nutrition, medications, assisted technologies, sensory integration, medical procedures) that have not been rigorously studied for use in ASD by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $27,800,000 over 5 years.

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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
National randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled vitamin/mineral study Adams, Jim Arizona State University
Probiotics and vitamin D in ASD Stubbs, Gene Autism Research and Resources of Oregon (ARRO)
Folate rechallenge: A pilot study Beaudet, Arthur Baylor College of Medicine
Double-blind placebo-controlled evaluation of fluconazole Granpeesheh, Doreen Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of glutathione, vitamin C and cysteine in children with autism and behavior problems Mcclamroch, Margie Children's Hospital Foundation, Norton Healthcare Foundation
Intranasal oxytocin for the treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) Anagnostou, Evdokia Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
A double-blind, randomized clinical trial of levocarnitine to treat autism spectrum disorders Geier, Mark Institute of Chronic Illnesses, Inc.
Double masked placebo controlled trial of cholesterol in hypocholesterolemic ASD Tierney, Elaine Kennedy Krieger Institute
Acupressure and acupuncture as an intervention with children with autism Warren, Lana Kennedy Krieger Institute
Feeding problems in children with ASD: Impact of parent education in modifying aberrant eating habits Sharp, William Marcus Institute
A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study of fatty acid supplementation in autism Carpenter, Laura Medical University of South Carolina
Treatment of autism spectrum disorders with a glutamate antagonist Swedo, Susan National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Parents and professionals attitudes to dietary interventions in ASD (PADIA) Le Couteur, Ann Newcastle University
Building tacting and joint attention skills with the use of an augmentative device Weiss, Mary Jane Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Measuring the effects of training parents to provide intervention via the Arizona Telemedicine Program Openden, Daniel Southwestern Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)
The effects of a reciprocal questioning intervention on the reading comprehension and social communication of students with autism spectrum disorder Whalon, Kelly The College of William and Mary
Effectiveness of sensory based strategies for improving adaptive behaviors in children with autism Schaaf, Roseann Thomas Jefferson University
Writing instruction for children with autism spectrum disorders: A study of self-regulation and strategy use Asaro-Saddler, Kristie University at Albany, State University of New York
Double-blind placebo controlled trial of subcutaneous methyl B12 on behavioral and metabolic measures in children with autism Hendren, Robert University of California, Davis
Transporting evidence-based practices from the academy to the community: School-based CBT for children with ASD Wood, Jeffrey University of California, Los Angeles
Safety and efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine for autism spectrum disorders Bent, Stephen University of California, San Francisco
Training outpatient clinicians to deliver cognitive behavior therapy to children Reaven, Judy University of Colorado Denver
Peer-mediated interventions for elementary school students with autism spectrum disorders Blakeley-Smith, Audrey University of Colorado Denver
Peer-mediated interventions for elementary school students with autism spectrum disorders Blakeley-Smith, Audrey University of Colorado Denver
Enhancing social communication for children with HFA Weiss, Patrice University of Haifa