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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
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
Social communication and symbolic play intervention for preschoolers with autism Watson, Linda Q4.L.D University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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
Effects of parent-implemented intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders Wetherby, Amy; Lord, Catherine Q4.L.D Florida State University; University of Michigan
Pivotal response group treatment for parents of young children with autism Hardan, Antonio Q4.L.D Stanford University
ACE Center: Optimizing social and communication outcomes for toddlers with autism Kasari, Connie Q4.L.D University of California, Los Angeles
Promoting communication skills in toddlers at risk for autism Kasari, Connie; Sigman, Marian Q4.L.D University of California, Los Angeles
Parent-mediated vs. center-based intervention for toddlers with ASD: An RCT Landa, Rebecca Q4.L.D Kennedy Krieger Institute
Peer-mediated social skills training Levey, Rob Q4.L.D Seacoast Mental Health Center
Early intervention in an underserved population Lord, Catherine Q4.L.D University of Michigan
Promoting early social-communicative competency in toddlers with autism Schertz, Hannah Q4.L.D Indiana University
The effectiveness of an evidence-based parent training intervention in a community service setting Stadnick, Nicole Q4.L.D University of California, San Diego
Related services intervention for expressive and receptive language skills in autism spectrum disorder and in cognitive impairment Camarata, Steven Q4.L.D Vanderbilt University
A randomized control study of relationship focused intervention with young children with ASD Mahoney, Gerald Q4.L.D Case Western Reserve University
Teaching children with ASD to tell socially appropriate "white lies" Bergstrom, Ryan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Altering motivational variables to treat stereotyped behavior Rapp, John Q4.Other St. Cloud State University
Autism and the development of relational awareness Diamond, Adele Q4.Other University of British Columbia
Contingency manipulation in discrete trial interventions for children with autism Jones, Brent Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stimulus overselectivity in visual discrimination: Analysis and remediation (supplement) McIlvane, William Q4.Other University of Massachusetts Medical School
Does training in acting foster theory of mind, empathy, and emotion regulation? Winner, Ellen Q4.Other Boston College
ACE Center: Clinical Phenotype: Treatment Response Core Schreibman, Laura Q4.Other University of California, San Diego
Teaching children to identify causes of others' emotions Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching children to comprehend rules containing "if/then" Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Behavioral intervention for working memory in children with autism Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Teaching theory of mind skills to children with ASD Tarbox, Jonathan Q4.Other Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)