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Question 4: Short-term Objective D  

$7,540,612.80
Fiscal Year: 2009

Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding.4SD. Complete two multi-site randomized controlled trials of comprehensive early intervention that address core symptoms, family functioning and community involvement by 2013. IACC Recommended Budget: $16,700,000 over 5 years.

Download 2009 Question 4: Short-term Objective D projects (EXCEL)
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Project Title Principal Investigator Institution
2/2-Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder (supplement) Lord, Catherine University of Michigan
2/2-Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder Lord, Catherine University of Michigan
Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B network) Kasari, Connie University of California, Los Angeles
ACE Network: A multi-site randomized study of intensive treatment for toddlers with autism Rogers, Sally University of California, Davis
Parent-mediated vs. center-based intervention for toddlers with ASD: An RCT Landa, Rebecca Kennedy Krieger Institute
Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders Wetherby, Amy; Lord, Catherine Florida State University; University of Michigan
1/2-Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder (supplement) Wetherby, Amy Florida State University
1/2-Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder Wetherby, Amy Florida State University
Comparison of high to low intensity behavioral intervention Granpeesheh, Doreen Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)

Objective Cumulative Funding Table

IACC Strategic Plan Objective 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Total
Complete two multi-site randomized controlled trials of comprehensive early intervention that address core symptoms, family functioning and community involvement by 2013.

IACC Recommended Budget: $16,700,000 over 5 years
4.7
$4,236,869
5 projects

4.S.D
$7,540,613
9 projects

4.S.D
$10,306,148
18 projects

4.S.D
$11,156,647
20 projects

4.S.D
$8,848,130
21 projects

$42,088,407
4.S.D. Funding: The recommended budget was met. Significantly more than the recommended minimum budget was allocated to projects specific to this objective.

Progress: In 2011 and 2012, ~20 trials were supported, including a mix of trial sizes. 

Remaining Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities: There is a need for both small, pilot studies and larger, robustly powered studies in this area. Several larger studies in the past few years (e.g., Early Start Denver Model) have emerged, but most studies in this area are generally smaller than in other fields of medicine and therefore lack the power to be informative if negative or definitive if positive. This objective also cites "family functioning" and "community living," which may have significant overlap with objectives in Questions 5 and 6 of the Strategic Plan.