Studies Funded | Organization for Autism Research - Part 23

Studies Funded

Learn about the research projects we fund

We host annual research competitions to support pilot studies in applied autism research.

The projects we fund have the potential to directly impact the day-to-day quality of life of those with autism. Since 2002, we have awarded more than $4.2 million in grants to support 284 studies. See a list of published research studies that have been funded by OAR.

About Our Research Competitions

Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults with Asperger’s Disorder

Carla Mazefsky, Ph.D.

2006 Applied ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Behavior, Emotions, Mental Health; Employment, Transition, and Adults

Caregiver burden and health-related quality of life in receiving a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

Melissa Maynard

2006 Graduate ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Early Intervention; Families

Assessment of Characteristics of Students with Asperger Syndrome and the Evaluation of the Mind Reading Computer Software on the Emotion Recognition Ability of Students with Asperger Syndrome

Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.

2005 Applied ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Social and Communication Skills; Technology

Transition to Adulthood for Individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders

Rebecca Thompson

2005 Graduate ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Employment, Transition, and Adults

The Effects of Carpet Squares and Duration on the Behavior of Children with Autism During Circle Time in Inclusive Preschool Classrooms

Erin E. Barton and Brian Reichow

2005 Graduate ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Education and School Aged Children

Project ASIST (Asperger Syndrome and Internalizing Symptoms for Future Treatment)

Rachel K. Hammond

2005 Graduate ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Miscellaneous

Demonstration of a Parent Mediated Generalization Program to Enhance Outcomes During EIBI for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: PEPING Up EIBI

Eric M. Butter, Ph.D.

2005 Applied ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Early Intervention; Families

Supporting Siblings of Children with Autism: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Two Models of Treatment

Megan Martins

2005 Graduate ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Families

The Effects of Precision Teaching with Frequency Building of Fine Motor Skills on the Performance of Functional Life Skills in Adolescents and Adults with Autism

Marlene J. Cohen, Ed.D., BCBA

2005 Applied ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Employment, Transition, and Adults; Social and Communication Skills

Autism: Current Beliefs, Diagnostic Practices, and Treatment Approaches with in the State of Indiana

Karen L. Messmer-Wilson

2005 Graduate ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Miscellaneous

A comparison of simultaneous prompt and constant prompt delay procedures on teaching skills to young children with autism

Kevin P. Klatt, Ph.D., BCBA

2005 Applied ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Education and School Aged Children; Social and Communication Skills

Investigating the Daily Coping Processes Used by Mothers and Fathers Parenting a Young Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Colin Pottie

2005 Graduate ResearchStatus: CompletedTopics: Families

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