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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
Promoting communication skills in toddlers at risk for autism Kasari, Connie; Sigman, Marian Q4.L.D University of California, Los Angeles
Assessing preference for reinforcers in children with autism Kenzer, Amy Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Establishing conditioned reinforcers for children with ASD Kenzer, Amy Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
3/3-Multisite RCT of early Intervention for spoken communication in autism Landa, Rebecca Q4.S.F Kennedy Krieger Institute
Parent-mediated vs. center-based intervention for toddlers with ASD: An RCT Landa, Rebecca Q4.L.D Kennedy Krieger Institute
2/5-Randomized trial of parent training for young children with autism Lecavalier, Luc Q4.S.D The Ohio State University
Peer-mediated social skills training Levey, Rob Q4.L.D Seacoast Mental Health Center
Relational stimulus control management in neurodevelopmental disabilities Lionello-Denolf, Karen Q4.S.G University of Massachusetts Medical School
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
A randomized control study of relationship focused intervention with young children with ASD Mahoney, Gerald Q4.L.D Case Western Reserve University
Stimulus overselectivity in visual discrimination: Analysis and remediation (supplement) McIlvane, William Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
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
Adapting cognitive enhancement therapy for ASD Minshew, Nancy Q4.Other University of Pittsburgh
A novel parent directed intervention to enhance language development in nonverbal children with ASD Patterson, Stephanie Q4.S.G University of California, Los Angeles
A randomized controlled trial of two treatments for verbal communication Paul, Rhea; Volkmar, Fred Q4.S.G Yale Child Study Center
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
The comparison of three behavioral therapy approaches for children with autism Quinn, Sheila Q4.S.F University of Rhode Island
Altering motivational variables to treat stereotyped behavior Rapp, John Q4.Other St. Cloud State University
Cognitive-behavioral group treatment for anxiety symptoms in adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders Reaven, Judy Q4.S.A University of Colorado Denver
Training outpatient clinicians to deliver cognitive behavior therapy to children Reaven, Judy Q4.S.C University of Colorado Denver
ACE Network: A multi-site randomized study of intensive treatment for toddlers with autism Rogers, Sally Q4.S.D University of California, Davis