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Technology-Based Interventions and Supports$5,069,980.42
Fiscal Year: 2010

Download 2010 Technology-Based Interventions and Supports projects (EXCEL)
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), computer applications and software, picture exchange communication system (PECS), social robots, teleconferencing, video modeling and virtual reality (including virtual and 3D environments to mimic social situations), and wearable sensors are all examples of the types of technology in the projects in this subcategory.
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
Using robotics to promote social cognitive skills in the inclusive classroom Lathan, Corinna Q4.Other Anthrotronix, Inc.
Virtual environment for social information processing (VESIP) Knudsen, Keith Q4.Other Soar Technology, Inc.
Robot child interactions as an intervention tool for children with autism Bhat, Anjana Q4.Other University of Connecticut
Sensorimotor learning of facial expressions: A novel intervention for autism Bartlett, Marian Q4.Other University of California, San Diego
SBIR Phase I: Electronic reading tool: Story interactive media player Camacho, John Q4.Other Echelon Group, Inc.