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Neurobiological correlates of language dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders  

Language abilities are one of the best predictors of long-term outcome in autism, but these can be highly variable in the condition, with some children with autism showing near normal language abilities while others are completely non-verbal. This project uses multiple brain imaging techniques in children to evaluate how basic auditory [hearing] skills impact language development and ability. By better understanding the biology of language deficits, better therapeutic interventions can be developed. Project Status
ONGOING

2009

Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $404,389.00
Project Number 5R01HD051747-02
Principal Investigator Lewine, Jeffrey
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening? (Biology)
Strategic Plan Objective 2O. Not specific to Question 2 objectives
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Alexian Brothers Medical Center
State/Country Illinois
Web Link 1 Neurobiological correlates of language dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
New! History/Related Projects Neurobiological correlates of language dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders | $405,921.00 | 2008 | R01HD051747-01A2
Neurobiological correlates of language dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders | $555,288.00 | 2010 | 7R01HD051747-03
Neurobiological correlates of language dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders (supplement) | $8,688.00 | 2009 | 3R01HD051747-01A2S1