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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
Parent-implemented social-pragmatic communication intervention for young children with developmental disabilities Angell, Maureen Q4.L.D Illinois State University
Enhancing understanding and use of conversational rules in school-aged speakers with autism spectrum disorders Austin, Sarita Q4.S.F Yale University
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
Teaching children with ASD to tell socially appropriate "white lies" Bergstrom, Ryan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
The mirror neuron system in children with autism Bernier, Raphael Q4.S.F University of Washington
Evaluating differential patterns of dishabituation in children with ASD Bishop, Michele Q4.Other 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
Enhancing inter-subjectivity in infants at high risk for autism Bryson, Susan; Brian, Jessica; Smith, Isabel; Zwaigenbaum, Lonnie; Roberts, Wendy Q4.S.F IWK Health Centre/Dalhousie University; University of Toronto; University of Alberta; The Hospital for Sick Children
Related services intervention for expressive and receptive language skills in autism spectrum disorder and in cognitive impairment Camarata, Steven Q4.L.D Vanderbilt University
A multi-site clinical randomized trial of the Hanen More Than Words Intervention Carter, Alice Q4.S.D University of Massachusetts Boston
Autism and the development of relational awareness Diamond, Adele Q4.Other University of British Columbia
3/3 CBT for anxiety disorders in autism: Adapting treatment for adolescents Ehrenreich-May, Jill Q4.S.F University of Miami
Intervention for infants at risk for autism Estes, Annette Q4.S.D 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
Comparison of high to low intensity behavioral intervention Granpeesheh, Doreen Q4.S.D 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)
Long-term follow-up of children with autism who recovered Granpeesheh, Doreen Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Pivotal response group treatment for parents of young children with autism Hardan, Antonio Q4.L.D Stanford University
5/5-Randomized trial of parent training for young children with autism Johnson, Cynthia Q4.S.D University of Pittsburgh
Treatment of sleep disturbances in young children with autism Johnson, Cynthia Q4.S.H University of Pittsburgh
Contingency manipulation in discrete trial interventions for children with autism Jones, Brent Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B network) Kasari, Connie Q4.S.D University of California, Los Angeles
Joint attention intervention for caregivers and their children with autism Kasari, Connie Q4.S.D University of California, Los Angeles
1/3-Multisite RCT of early intervention for spoken communication in autism Kasari, Connie Q4.S.F University of California, Los Angeles
ACE Center: Optimizing social and communication outcomes for toddlers with autism Kasari, Connie Q4.L.D University of California, Los Angeles