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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC)
Autism Research Database
Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)
 

Question 4: Short-term Objective G

green dot 4SG. Support at least five studies on interventions for nonverbal individuals with ASD by 2012. Such studies may include: o Projects examining service-provision models that enhance access to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) supports in both classroom and adult service-provision settings, such as residential service-provision and the impact of such access on quality of life, communication, and behavior; o Studies of novel treatment approaches that facilitate communication skills in individuals who are nonverbal, including the components of effective AAC approaches for specific subpopulations of people with ASD; and o Studies assessing access and use of AAC for children and adults with ASD who have limited or partially limited speech and the impact on functional outcomes and quality of life. IACC Recommended Budget: $3,000,000 over 2 years.

Projects Found: 5
Total Funding: 3307905
Project Title Funding Funding Institution

Project Title

An experimental evaluation of matrix training to teach graphic symbol combinations in severe autism
$0

Funding

0

Institution

Purdue University

Project Title

SBIR Phase I: Say What I Feel
$149,964

Funding

149964

Institution

iTherapy LLC

Project Title

Comprehensive Communication Intervention for Minimally Verbal Children with Autism
$299,068

Funding

299068

Institution

Vanderbilt University

Project Title

Peer-Mediated AAC Intervention for Children with Autism: Effects on Communication
$305,400

Funding

305400

Institution

University of Kansas

Project Title

Adaptive Interventions for Minimally Verbal Children with ASD in the Community
$2,553,473

Funding

2553473

Institution

University of California, Los Angeles

 
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