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Behavioral$19,935,759.87
Fiscal Year: 2010
  

Download 2010 Behavioral projects (EXCEL)
Projects in this subcategory involve a wide array of behavioral research and training methods, including applied behavior analysis (ABA), cognitive-behavioral therapy, discrete trial training, Early Start Denver Model, imitation training, joint attention training, Lovaas method, pivotal response training, sibling-mediated interventions, and social skills training.
Graph: The subcategories for Question 4 illustrate the many approaches to treatments and interventions supported by autism research funders. The largest amount of funding supported projects to develop Model systems and therapeutic targets (35%), followed by research on Behavioral interventions (29%). Medical/Pharmacologic interventions received 16% of funding, classroom-based interventions (Educational) received 10% of funding, and Technology-based interventions and supports received 7% of funding. The subcategories with the smallest amounts of funding included Occupational, physical, and sensory-based (2%) and Complementary, dietary, and alternative (1%).
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Project Title Principal Investigator Strategic Plan Objective Institution
Treatment of sleep disturbances in young children with autism Johnson, Cynthia Q4.S.H University of Pittsburgh
Translation of evidence-based treatment to classrooms Schreibman, Laura Q4.L.D University of California, San Diego
Training outpatient clinicians to deliver cognitive behavior therapy to children Reaven, Judy Q4.S.C University of Colorado Denver
The mirror neuron system in children with autism Bernier, Raphael Q4.S.F University of Washington
The effectiveness of an evidence-based parent training intervention in a community service setting Stadnick, Nicole Q4.L.D University of California, San Diego
The comparison of three behavioral therapy approaches for children with autism Quinn, Sheila Q4.S.F University of Rhode Island
Teaching theory of mind skills to children with ASD Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching children with ASD to understand sarcasm Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching children with ASD to understand metaphor Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching children with ASD to tell socially appropriate "white lies" Bergstrom, Ryan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching children to identify causes of others' emotions Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching children to comprehend rules containing "if/then" Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Stimulus overselectivity in visual discrimination: Analysis and remediation (supplement) McIlvane, William Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
Social communication and symbolic play intervention for preschoolers with autism Watson, Linda Q4.L.D University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Social cognition and interaction training for adolescents with high functioning autism Penn, David; Dichter, Gabriel Q4.S.F University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sibling-mediated social communicative intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder Tsao, Ling-Ling Q4.L.D University of Idaho
Relational stimulus control management in neurodevelopmental disabilities Lionello-Denolf, Karen Q4.S.G University of Massachusetts Medical School
Related services intervention for expressive and receptive language skills in autism spectrum disorder and in cognitive impairment Camarata, Steven Q4.L.D Vanderbilt University
Randomized controlled trial of the P.L.A.Y. Project intervention for autism Solomon, Richard Q4.L.D Solomon, Richard MD, PLC
Promoting early social-communicative competency in toddlers with autism Schertz, Hannah; Odom, Samuel; Baggett, Kathleen Q4.L.D Indiana University; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; University of Kansas
Promoting communication skills in toddlers at risk for autism Kasari, Connie; Sigman, Marian Q4.L.D University of California, Los Angeles
Preventing autism via very early detection and intervention Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.L.B Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Prelinguistic symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in infancy Bradshaw, Jessica Q4.S.F University of California, Los Angeles
Pivotal response group treatment for parents of young children with autism Hardan, Antonio Q4.L.D Stanford University
Peer-mediated social skills training Levey, Rob Q4.L.D Seacoast Mental Health Center