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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
Adapting cognitive enhancement therapy for ASD Minshew, Nancy Q4.Other University of Pittsburgh
Assessing preference for reinforcers in children with autism Kenzer, Amy Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Establishing conditioned reinforcers for children with ASD Kenzer, Amy Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Long-term follow-up of children with autism who recovered Granpeesheh, Doreen Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Age and treatment intensity in behavioral intervention Granpeesheh, Doreen Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
A cognitive-behavioral intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders White, Susan Q4.Other Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Teaching children with ASD to understand metaphor 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)
Identifying factors that predict response to intervention Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching theory of mind skills to children with ASD Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Behavioral intervention for working memory in children with autism 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)
Teaching children to identify causes of others' emotions Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
ACE Center: Clinical Phenotype: Treatment Response Core Schreibman, Laura Q4.Other University of California, San Diego
Does training in acting foster theory of mind, empathy, and emotion regulation? Winner, Ellen Q4.Other Boston College
Stimulus overselectivity in visual discrimination: Analysis and remediation (supplement) McIlvane, William Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
Contingency manipulation in discrete trial interventions for children with autism Jones, Brent Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
Autism and the development of relational awareness Diamond, Adele Q4.Other University of British Columbia
Altering motivational variables to treat stereotyped behavior Rapp, John Q4.Other St. Cloud State University
Teaching children with ASD to tell socially appropriate "white lies" Bergstrom, Ryan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Evaluating differential patterns of dishabituation in children with ASD Bishop, Michele Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
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
Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders Wetherby, Amy; Lord, Catherine Q4.L.D Florida State University; University of Michigan
Efficacy of a parent-mediated intervention for one-year-olds at risk for autism Watson, Linda Q4.L.D University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Social communication and symbolic play intervention for preschoolers with autism Watson, Linda Q4.L.D University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill