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

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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
Animated Visual Supports for Social Skills (AViSSS) Smith, Sean Q4.Other University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc.
Handheld technology to assist students with autism spectrum disorder Tedesco, Robert Q4.L.D HandHold Adaptive, LLC
Project Lifesaver Program Vanderbilt, Leo Q4.S.H Burlington County Sheriff's Department
Enhancing social communication for children with HFA Weiss, Patrice Q4.Other University of Haifa
Software to enrich the noun lexicons and lexical learning of children with autism Wilson, Mary Sweig Q4.L.D Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.