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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
A randomized control study of relationship focused intervention with young children with ASD Mahoney, Gerald Q4.L.D Case Western Reserve University
A sibling mediated imitation intervention for young children with autism Meyer, Katherine Q4.S.F Michigan State University
Assessing preference for reinforcers in children with autism Kenzer, Amy Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Autism and the development of relational awareness Diamond, Adele Q4.Other University of British Columbia
Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B network) Kasari, Connie Q4.S.D University of California, Los Angeles
Behavioral intervention for working memory in children with autism Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Cognitive-behavioral group treatment for anxiety symptoms in adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders Reaven, Judy Q4.S.A University of Colorado Denver
Comparison of high to low intensity behavioral intervention Granpeesheh, Doreen Q4.S.D Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Contingency manipulation in discrete trial interventions for children with autism Jones, Brent Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
Development of an intervention to enhance the social competencies of children with Asperger's/high functioning autism spectrum disorders Volker, Martin Q4.L.D University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Does training in acting foster theory of mind, empathy, and emotion regulation? Winner, Ellen Q4.Other Boston College
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
Early intervention in an underserved population Lord, Catherine Q4.L.D University of Michigan
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
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
Enhancing understanding and use of conversational rules in school-aged speakers with autism spectrum disorders Austin, Sarita Q4.S.F Yale University
Establishing conditioned reinforcers for children with ASD Kenzer, Amy Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Evaluating behavioral and neural effects of social skills intervention for school-age children with autism spectrum disorders Wang, A. Ting; Soorya, Latha Q4.S.F Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Evaluating differential patterns of dishabituation in children with ASD Bishop, Michele Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation to improve functional outcomes for young adults with autism spectrum disorders Minshew, Nancy Q4.S.F University of Pittsburgh
Executive functioning, theory of mind, and neurodevelopmental outcomes Warren, Zachary Q4.L.B Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders Sabbague, Mireille Q4.S.G Adelphi University
Identifying factors that predict response to intervention Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Improving synchronization and functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorders through plasticity-induced rehabilitation training Pineda, Jaime Q4.S.F University of California, San Diego