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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
2/3 CBT for anxiety disorders in autism: Adapting treatment for adolescents Storch, Eric Q4.S.F University of South Florida
Prelinguistic symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in infancy Bradshaw, Jessica Q4.S.F University of California, Los Angeles
Integrated play groups: Promoting social communication and symbolic play with peers across settings in children with autism Wolfberg, Pamela Q4.S.F San Francisco State University
1/3 CBT for anxiety disorders in autism: Adapting treatment for adolescents Wood, Jeffrey Q4.S.F University of California, Los Angeles
3/3 CBT for anxiety disorders in autism: Adapting treatment for adolescents Ehrenreich-May, Jill Q4.S.F University of Miami
ACE Center: Risk and protective factors in the development of associated symptoms in autism Estes, Annette Q4.S.F University of Washington
1/3-Multisite RCT of early intervention for spoken communication in autism Kasari, Connie Q4.S.F University of California, Los Angeles
3/3-Multisite RCT of early Intervention for spoken communication in autism Landa, Rebecca Q4.S.F Kennedy Krieger Institute
A sibling mediated imitation intervention for young children with autism Meyer, Katherine Q4.S.F Michigan State University
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
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
Improving synchronization and functional connectivity in autism spectrum disorders through plasticity-induced rehabilitation training Pineda, Jaime Q4.S.F University of California, San Diego
Relational stimulus control management in neurodevelopmental disabilities Lionello-Denolf, Karen Q4.S.G University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hy Weinberg Center for Communication Disorders Sabbague, Mireille Q4.S.G Adelphi University
A randomized controlled trial of two treatments for verbal communication Paul, Rhea; Volkmar, Fred Q4.S.G Yale Child Study Center
A novel parent directed intervention to enhance language development in nonverbal children with ASD Patterson, Stephanie Q4.S.G University of California, Los Angeles
Treatment of sleep disturbances in young children with autism Johnson, Cynthia Q4.S.H University of Pittsburgh
Executive functioning, theory of mind, and neurodevelopmental outcomes Warren, Zachary Q4.L.B Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Initial investigation of prevention of ASD in infants at risk Rogers, Sally; Vismara, Laurie Q4.L.B University of California, Davis
Preventing autism via very early detection and intervention Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.L.B 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