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Question 4: Objective 4  

$4,037,729.00
Fiscal Year: 2008

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.4.4 Launch three randomized controlled trials of interventions for school-aged and/or adolescents by 2012. IACC Recommended Budget: $15,600,000 over 5 years.

Download 2008 Question 4: Objective 4 projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
A randomized controlled trial of two treatments for verbal communication Paul, Rhea Yale Child Study Center
Early pharmacotherapy guided by biomarkers in autism Chugani, Diane Wayne State University
Efficacy of community-based instruction and supported employment on the competitive employment outcomes on transition-age youth with autism Wehman, Paul Virginia Commonwealth University
An examination of the effectiveness of manipulative letter instruction on decoding skills of young children with autism Conroy, Maureen Virginia Commonwealth University
Risk and protective factors in the development of associated symptoms in autism Estes, Annette University of Washington
Robotics and speech processing technology for the facilitation of social communication training in children with autism Narayanan, Shrikanth University of Southern California
A randomized trial of the STAR program for children with autism spectrum disorder Mandell, David University of Pennsylvania
Social cognition and interaction training for adolescents with high functioning autism Penn, David University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A clinical randomized control trial of joint attention intervention in young children with ASD Durocher, Jennifer University of Miami
A multi-site clinical randomized trial of the Hanen More Than Words intervention Carter, Alice University of Massachusetts Boston
Enhancing social communication for children with HFA Weiss, Patrice (Tamar) University of Haifa
Peer-mediated intervention for elementary chool students with ASD Blakeley-Smith, Audrey University of Colorado Denver
Cognitive-behavioral group treatment for anxiety symptoms in adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders Reaven, Judy University of Colorado Denver
Translation of evidenced based treatment to classrooms Schreibman, Laura University of California, San Diego
Transporting evidence-based practices from the academy to the community: School-based CBT for children with ASD Wood, Jeffrey University of California, Los Angeles
Joint attention intervention for nonverbal children with ASD Kasari, Connie University of California, Los Angeles
Joint attention intervention for caregivers and their children with autism Kasari, Connie University of California, Los Angeles
Effectiveness of sensory based strategies for improving adaptive behaviors in children with autism Schaaf, Roseann Thomas Jefferson University
Measuring the effects of training parents to provide intervention via the Arizona telemedicine program Openden, Daniel Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
Integrated play groups: Promoting social communication and symbolic play with peers across settings in children with autism Wolfberg, Pamela San Francisco State University
Builiding tacting and joint attention skills with the use of ACS Weiss, Mary Jane Rutgers University
Enhancing social functioning among adolescents with Asperger’s syndrome and high functioning autism Beidel, Deborah Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Examination of rerequisite skills for learning using video modeling MacDonald, Rebeccs New England Center for Children
Early pharmacologic intervention in autism: Fluoxetine in preschool children Hollander, Eric Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Evaluating the effectiveness of the social cognition training tool (SCOTT) in ASD on behavioral, occulomotor, and neuronal levels Dziobek, Isabel Max Planck Institute for Human Development