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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
1/5-Randomized trial of parent training for young children with autism Scahill, Lawrence Q4.S.D Yale University
Enhancing understanding and use of conversational rules in school-aged speakers with autism spectrum disorders Austin, Sarita Q4.S.F Yale University
A randomized controlled trial of two treatments for verbal communication Paul, Rhea; Volkmar, Fred Q4.S.G Yale Child Study Center
A cognitive-behavioral intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders White, Susan Q4.Other Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Executive functioning, theory of mind, and neurodevelopmental outcomes Warren, Zachary Q4.L.B Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Related services intervention for expressive and receptive language skills in autism spectrum disorder and in cognitive impairment Camarata, Steven Q4.L.D Vanderbilt University
Intervention for infants at risk for autism Estes, Annette Q4.S.D University of Washington
The mirror neuron system in children with autism Bernier, Raphael Q4.S.F University of Washington
ACE Center: Risk and protective factors in the development of associated symptoms in autism Estes, Annette Q4.S.F University of Washington
2/3 CBT for anxiety disorders in autism: Adapting treatment for adolescents Storch, Eric Q4.S.F University of South Florida
3/5-Randomized trial of parent training for young children with autism Smith, Tristram Q4.S.D University of Rochester
2/3-Multisite RCT of early intervention for spoken communication in autism Smith, Tristram Q4.S.F University of Rochester
The comparison of three behavioral therapy approaches for children with autism Quinn, Sheila Q4.S.F University of Rhode Island
5/5-Randomized trial of parent training for young children with autism Johnson, Cynthia Q4.S.D University of Pittsburgh
A randomized clinical trial of cognitive enhancement therapy for adults with autism spectrum disorders Minshew, Nancy Q4.S.F University of Pittsburgh
Evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation to improve functional outcomes for young adults with autism spectrum disorders Minshew, Nancy Q4.S.F University of Pittsburgh
Treatment of sleep disturbances in young children with autism Johnson, Cynthia Q4.S.H University of Pittsburgh
Adapting cognitive enhancement therapy for ASD Minshew, Nancy Q4.Other University of Pittsburgh
Early intervention for children screened positive for autism by the First Year Inventory Baranek, Grace; Watson, Linda; Reznick, Steven; Crais, Elisabeth Q4.S.F 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
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
2/2-Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder Lord, Catherine Q4.S.D University of Michigan
Early intervention in an underserved population Lord, Catherine Q4.L.D University of Michigan
3/3 CBT for anxiety disorders in autism: Adapting treatment for adolescents Ehrenreich-May, Jill Q4.S.F University of Miami