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Support Autism Research and Resources with a 2013 CFC Contribution
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August 29th, 2013 | (0)

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The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the federal government’s annual charitable campaign and historically one of OAR’s greatest sources of support, kicks off next month. "Military service members, federal employees, and employees ...


Using Family-Implemented Treatment to Decrease Repetitive Behaviors
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December 14th, 2011 | (0)

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Repetitive behavior is a trademark characteristic of autism. This behavior can range from odd and harmless, such as hand flapping, to self-injurious and harmful. In Effects of a Family-Implemented Treatment ...


Imitation: A Key Developmental Milestone
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October 19th, 2011 | (0)

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Imitation is an essential part of learning communication and social skills. Deficits in this important milestone often signal a developmental delay. Some individuals with autism, especially those with intellectual delays, ...


The Power of the Positive: A Study Examines the Importance of Attitude
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August 31st, 2011 | (0)

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A 2010 journal article highlighted a research study that supports the underlying importance of manner and attitude by medical professionals. The study, “A Strength-Based Approach to Parent Education for Children ...


Increase Independence with Audio Tapes
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August 3rd, 2011 | (0)

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As every parent and teacher knows, independence is one key to success for all children, including those with autism. At Georgia State University, researchers examined the ...


A Closer Look at 2010 OAR-Funded Research: Expanding the Reach of Toddler Treatment in Autism Spectrum Disorder
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May 16th, 2011 | (0)

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Study: Expanding the Reach of Toddler Treatment in Autism Spectrum Disorder Amount of OAR Funding: $30,000.00 Researcher: Laurie A. Vismara, PhD, BCBA-D Purpose: The purpose of the proposed study is to demonstrate the ...


A Closer Look at 2010 OAR-Funded Research
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April 25th, 2011 | (0)

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Study: Improving Emotion Recognition Skills in Children with ASD: A Test of a New Intervention Amount of OAR Funding: $29,999.00 Researcher: Karen Hobden, Ph.D., Research Associate and Core Program Coordinator, Developmental Disabilities ...


New OAR Funded Research: Emotion Recognition Skills
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March 14th, 2011 | (0)

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Study: Randomized Clinical Trial of Mind Reading and In Vivo Rehearsal for Children with HFASDs Researchers: Marcus Thomeer, Ph.D., Assistant Professor; Co-Director, Institute for Autism Research; Canisius College, Buffalo, NY...


New OAR Funded Research: Outcomes of a Community Center-Based Program for Toddlers with Autism Spectrum
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February 22nd, 2011 | (0)

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As a result of the 2010 Applied Research Grant competition, OAR approved seven new research studies for funding in 2011 for a total of $210,000.   Today's ...


Taking a Close Look at Chelation Therapy
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January 18th, 2011 | (0)

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Dr. Thomas Zane is a professor of education and director of the Applied Behavior Analysis Online Program at the Van Loan Graduate School of Endicott College. He is a licensed ...