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The NLM Family Foundation supports autism-related endeavors in a variety of fields. For more information about our specific areas of interest, please visit Grant Categories.

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NLMFF COVID-19 Response Grants The Arc of Massachusetts, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Health Care for the Homeless, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, The Greater Boston Food Bank, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Lurie Center for Autism Community, Translational Science, Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2020
The Autism Bereavement Project Hospice Foundation of America Advocacy, Education & Social Policy, Community 2020 - 2024
Pandemic Communications and Advocacy The Arc of Massachusetts Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2020
Meeting the Needs of Children with Autism During COVID-19 Massachusetts Advocates for Children Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2020
CJP Coronavirus Emergency Fund Combined Jewish Philanthropies Community 2020
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s COVID-19 Response Fund The Greater Boston Food Bank Community 2020
Boston Health Care for the Homeless COVID-19 Response Fund Boston Health Care for the Homeless Community 2020
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Translational Science, Basic Science 2020
Support to the Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness (MassCPR) to address the COVID -19 pandemic Harvard Medical School Translational Science 2020
A Collaborative Project on Communications in Autism: Uncovering Communication Potential in Minimally-Verbal ASD MGH Lurie Center for Autism, MGH Martinos Center for Brain Imaging, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, MIT Media Lab Translational Science, Translational Science 2020 - 2021
Developing a Virtual Learning Unit on Autism for Elementary School Students Understanding Our Differences Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2020 - 2021
Systems Biology of Autism: Understanding the Circuitry Linking Sounds to Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorders Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Basic Science, Basic Science 2019 - 2022
Sensory-friendly performance for families affected by autism Boston Symphony Orchestra Community, Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2019
Targeted Education for Autism Management across Medical Specialties (TEAMMS) Harvard Medical School Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2019 - 2020
Characterization of the neural circuits revealed by maternal immune activation model (MIA) of neurodevelopmental disorders Massachusetts Institute of Technology Career Development Awards, Basic Science 2019 - 2022
Sensory Functions in Autism Spectrum Disorders Thomas Jefferson University Translational Science 2019 - 2022
Development, Function and Dysfunction of Peripheral Sensory Neurons: Insights for Autism Spectrum Disorders (Smith Family Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research) Massachusetts General Hospital Career Development Awards 2019 - 2022
Expanding Guardianship Training and Advocacy Support Options for Families of Older Children with Autism Massachusetts Advocates for Children Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2018 - 2019
Recreational Program for Older Adults with Autism New England Yachad Community 2018 - 2019
New Course Development in the Masters of Jewish Education Program Hebrew College Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2017 - 2018
New England Yachad Inclusive Bowling Program New England Yachad Community 2017
Think Tank on Autism and Aging Autism Research Institute (ARI) Sponsored Symposia 2017
Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Autism and Language Neural Stem Cells Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine of Rutgers University Basic Science 2017 - 2019
Identifying Treatment Targets for the Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder Based on Brain Lesions Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Career Development Awards 2017 - 2019
Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Autism State University of New York at Buffalo Translational Science 2016 - 2019
ReelAbilities Boston Film Festival Boston Jewish Film Festival Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2016 - 2019
The Development of an Art Program at 3LPlace Community 3LPlace Community Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2016
Joy of Golf: Free, accessible golf clinics for adults with autism Golf for All: Northeast Accessible Golf Association Community 2016 - 2019
Consortium on Autism and Sign Language (CASL): Developing Tools for an Emerging Discipline American Academy of Arts and Sciences Sponsored Symposia 2015
Concerted Impact of Genetic Susceptibility and Maternal Autoantibodies in a Rat Model of Autism University of California, Davis Basic Science 2015 - 2018
Characterization of Microglial Wnt Signaling in Maternal Immune Activation-Related Autism Boston University School of Medicine Basic Science 2015 - 2018
Maternal Antibody as a Contributor to Autism Spectrum Disorder Feinstein Institute, North Shore Hospital Basic Science 2015 - 2018
The Autism Inpatient Collection Autism & Developmental Disorders Inpatient Research Collaborative, Spring Harbor Hospital Major Projects, Translational Science 2015 - 2018
Real-Time Modulation of Brain Oscillatory Activity as a Novel Treatment/Preventive Toll for Children with ASD and OCD MGH/HST Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital Translational Science 2015 - 2016
Exploring Communication Pathways in Nonverbal Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Speech and Print MGH/HST Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging Career Development Awards 2015 - 2018
Updating the “D-Termined Program of Repetitive Tasking and Familiarization in Dentistry”  Training Video Project Stretch Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2014
Autism Metabolome Project and Clinical Study Stemina Biomarker Discovery, Inc. Major Projects 2014 - 2019
Conversations on Autism & Sign Language (CASL): Unlocking the Emergence of Social Communication Stony Brook University Sponsored Symposia 2014
Delineating autism subtypes by phenotype-wide scan across genome-wide genotypes in a patient centric information commons Children’s Hospital Boston Basic Science 2014
Magnetic Resonance Pilot Study of Brain Tissue Pathophysiology and Perfusion in Autism Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2014
Predoctoral Fellowship – Theoharides Laboratory, Tufts University Tufts University Basic Science 2014 - 2015
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Giving Epilepsy and Autistic Patients Increased Access to Pioneering Treatments Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Translational Science 2014
Career Development Award for Elizabeth Torres, Ph.D. Rutgers University Career Development Awards 2014 - 2017
Career Development Award for Lindsay Oberman, Ph.D. Bradley Hospital/Brown University Career Development Awards, Translational Science 2013 - 2015
Synaptic and Behavioral Functions of Striatal Projection Neurons in Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders Massachusetts Institute of Technology Basic Science 2013 - 2019
Phenotyping of the Severely Affected Autism Population: Developing a Research Platform for the Study and Treatment of the Severely Affected Autism Population Autism & Developmental Disorders Inpatient Research Collaborative (ADDIRC), Spring Harbor Hospital Translational Science 2013 - 2015
Integration of iPads and Other AAC to Improve Communication for Individuals with Autism Institute on Communication and Inclusion, Syracuse University Career Development Awards 2013 - 2015
Support for Core Operations of the Autism Insurance Resource Center UMASS Medical School Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center  Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2012 - 2021
Autism & Developmental Disorders Inpatient Research Collaborative Maine Medical Center Research Institute Sponsored Symposia 2012
Synaptic A-to-I RNA Editing in Autism Spectrum Disorders Children's Hospital Boston Basic Science 2012 - 2013
Characterizing IQ Impairments in ASD and Testing Their Genetic Foundations Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Basic Science 2012 - 2014
Molecular Signatures of Strong-effect ASD Genes and 16p11.2 Deletion Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2012 - 2014
Cryptic Chromosomal Aberrations Contributing to Autism Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2012 - 2014
Local Functional Connectivity in ASD Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2012 - 2015
Anderson Laboratory Translational Autism Research Program Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Translational Science 2012 - 2015
Endosomal NHE6 in Long-Range Connectivity and Autism Brown University Institute for Brain Science Basic Science 2012 - 2014
Mobilized Technology for Rapid Screening and Clinical Prioritization of ASD Center for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School Translational Science 2012 - 2014
Systems Biology of Autism: The Case for the Cerebellum Boston Children's Hospital Basic Science, Career Development Awards 2012 - 2017
Treatment of Children with ASD and Epileptiform EEG with Divalproex Sodium Children’s Hospital Boston Translational Science 2012 - 2015
Relaxed Performances Project The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2012 - 2013
Support of Postgraduate Courses at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory related to Autism Spectrum Disorders as part of the CSHL Brain Health Initiative: Focus on Autism and Related Developmental Disorders Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2012 - 2017
Using Auditory-Motor Mapping Training to Facilitate Speech Output in Nonverbal Children with Autism: An Intervention and Imaging Study Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Translational Science 2011 - 2013
Longitudinal MEG of Auditory Processing in ASD The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Basic Science 2011 - 2013
A Trial of Sulforaphane in Autism Lurie Family Autism Center / Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2011
Autism:  Predictive effect of low-thyroid function during the first trimester of gestation Houston Methodist Hospital Basic Science 2011 - 2012
Hospital Admissions Plans for Patients with Autism at Massachusetts General Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2011
Core Funding for the Institute on Communication and Inclusion Syracuse University, Institute on Communication and Inclusion Translational Science 2010 - 2011
Genetic Mouse Models of Autism Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Basic Science 2010 - 2012
NIRS Imaging and its Utility and Importance in Infants Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2010
Career Development Award for Matthew Goodwin, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Career Development Awards, Translational Science 2010 - 2012
Language Development and Outcome in Children with Autism Massachusetts Institute of Technology Translational Science 2009 - 2011
Small RNAs and Editing in Autistic Brains Children's Hospital Boston Basic Science 2009 - 2010
MAPK3 as a Chr 16p11.2 Autism Candidate Gene Massachusetts Institute of Technology Basic Science 2009 - 2010
Nancy Lurie Marks Clinical and Research Fellowship Program in Autism Harvard Medical School Major Projects 2009 - 2015
The Lurie Center for Autism Massachusetts General Hospital Major Projects 2009 - ongoing
Using Yoga to Improve Self-Regulation, Motor Skills and Communication in Young Children with Special Needs Brookline Education Foundation Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2009 - 2010
Support Towards the Asperger’s Association of New England’s Adult Conference: Know Thyself: The Key to a Better Life 2008 Asperger's Association of New England Sponsored Symposia 2008
Using Melodic Intonation to Facilitate Improvement in Language and Communication Skills in Autistic Children Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Translational Science 2008 - 2009
Linguistic Interactions of Autistic Boys in Different Facilitated Contexts Centro Studi Sulla Comunicazione Facilitata Translational Science 2008 - 2009
Subclinical Communications and Vocalizations in Autism: Investigation by Video/Audio Surveillance, Eye Movements, and Evoked Potentials Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Translational Science 2008 - 2009
Computerized Interventions to Promote Verbal Expression in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Massachusetts Institute of Technology Translational Science 2008 - 2009
ERP Based Communication Device for Nonverbal Children on the Autism Spectrum  Oregon Health and Science University Translational Science 2008 - 2011
In Your Own Voice: Personal Augmentative and Alternative Communication Voices for Minimally Verbal Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Oregon Health and Science University Translational Science 2008 - 2009
Olfactory and Other Novel Treatments for Autism The Regents of the University of California, Irvine Translational Science 2008 - 2009
Psychophysical and Speech Perception Studies in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders University of Cambridge Translational Science 2008 - 2010
Mirror Neuron System and Written Communication through Facilitated Communication in People with Autism: A Cortical Profile of Excitability and Inhibition by Means of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation University of Rome Tor Vergata Translational Science 2008 - 2009
Socially Assistive Robotics for Socialization and Communication Training in Children with Autism  University of Southern California Translational Science 2008 - 2009
The Neuroanatomical Origin of Severe Speech Impairment in Autism University of Wisconsin- Madison Translational Science 2008 - 2009
Autism and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the IGF Pathway Princeton University Basic Science 2008 - 2011
Assessing and Communicating Movement Stereotypy and Arousal Telemetrically in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Laboratory Basic Science 2008 - 2011
Wearable Wireless Toolkit for Measurement and Communication of Autonomic Nervous System Activity in Autism Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Laboratory Basic Science 2008 - 2011
Neonatal Biomagnetometer The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Basic Science 2008 - 2011
Development of Bacterial Screens for ASD-Associated Compounds Princeton University Basic Science 2008 - 2010
Family Camp for Families Affected by Autism Camp Yavneh– Hebrew Teachers College Camp & Summer School Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2008 - 2009
Neuropathological and Neurochemical Analysis of Key Speech and Language Areas in Autism Boston University Medical School Basic Science 2007 - 2010
CSHL Brain Health Initiative: Focus on Autism and Related Developmental Disorders Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2007 - 2020
Press Seminar on Autism Spectrum Disorders National Press Foundation Sponsored Symposia 2007
MEG of Language Impairment in Autism  The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Basic Science 2007 - 2010
Sensory Perception Deficits and Cortical Coherence in Children with Autism: A Study of the ‘Noisy Cortex’ Hypothesis Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2007 - 2012
Redox, profilin, and tropomyosins in the control of the MF System Karolinska Institute Basic Science 2007 - 2009
MET Receptor Tyrosine Kinase and Autism Spectrum Disorders Vanderbilt University Basic Science 2007 - 2018
The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy and Lurie Chair in Disability Policy at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management Brandeis University Major Projects, Translational Science 2007 - ongoing
Innate Immunity and Thalamic Dysfunction in Autism  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Career Development Awards 2007 - 2011
Television Documentary Project: “The Science of Autism” State of the Art, Inc. Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2007 - 2008
Undergraduate Education in Autism Child Study Center, Yale University Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2007 - 2009
Autism Consortium Family and Clinician Support Autism Consortium Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2007 - 2014
The 25th Rodin Remediation Academy Conference – “Neural Basis of Skill Acquisition, Reading, and Dyslexia.”  Centre for the Study of Learning, Georgetown University Sponsored Symposia 2006
A Critical Assessment of Autism Genetics Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Sponsored Symposia 2006
Improving Language Skills in Autism Spectrum Disorder by Modulating Prefrontal Activity Noninvasively Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Translational Science 2006 - 2010
Identifying and Understanding the Actions of Autism Susceptibility Genes University of Oxford, Welcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics Basic Science 2006 - 2009
Electrophysiological Studies of Gating, Timing and Connectivity in Autism Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2006 - 2009
All Lost to Prayers: A Family’s Struggle with Autism The Boston Conservatory Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2006
Education and Research in Autism and Human Developmental Disorders Brandeis University Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2006 - 2008
Production of a DVD Presentation on Dental Care for Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder for the 18 th Annual Meeting on Special Care Dentistry  Special Care Dentistry Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2006
Distribution of “Autism Is A World” to Departments of Special Education at Colleges and Universities across the United States and Canada State of the Art, Inc. Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2006
Stem Cell Injections Prevent Loss of Cerebellar Purkinje Neurons Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Basic Science 2005 - 2008
Community Responses to Autism: Public Health and Public Policy Challenges Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Sponsored Symposia 2005
Autism Neuroimaging Collaborative Research Meeting University of Washington CPEA and STAART Centers Sponsored Symposia 2005
Improving the Communication Capabilities of People with Autism Who Use Assisted Typing Through the Use of Mechanical Devices Massachusetts Institute of Technology Translational Science 2005 - 2007
Eye-Tracking and Facilitated Communication Nottingham Trent University Translational Science 2005 - 2007
Fostering Support of a Full Range of Communication Methods and Empowering Users of Facilitated Communication and other Augmentative and Alternative Communication Methods TASH Translational Science 2005
Stimulating Social Engagement Behaviors in Individuals with Autism University of Illinois, The Psychiatric Institute Translational Science 2005 - 2007
Recessive Genes for Autism and Mental Retardation Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Basic Science 2005 - 2010
Confirmatory study of influence of EFHC2 genetic variant on complex phenotype in x-monosomic females Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Basic Science 2005 - 2006
The Establishment of a Well-Characterized Cohort for Autism Studies at the Massachusetts General Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2005 - 2007
Investigation of Imprinted Chromosomal Regions and Mitochondrial Haplotypes in Autism University of Cambridge Basic Science 2005 - 2006
Diffusion Tensor Tracking of Connectivity Abnormalities in Autism University of Pittsburgh Basic Science 2005 - 2006
Creation of a Database for the Regional Autism Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2005 - 2006
Advancing the Jewish Special Education Program at Hebrew College Hebrew College Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2005 - 2006
Support for the Distribution of “Autism Is A World” to US Public Libraries and Production of a Spanish Translation of the Film State of the Art, Inc. Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2005
Symposium on Autism and Behavioral Genomics Brandeis University Sponsored Symposia 2004
Addressing Dental Care for Individuals with Autistic Disorders (Pre-Conference Symposium)  International Association for Disability and Oral Health Sponsored Symposia 2004
Organizational Meeting for Dahlem Workshop entitled, “Re-conceptualizing Autism: Identifying the Neural Mechanisms Underlying Autistic Behaviors” Friends of Freie Universität Berlin in New York- Der Freie Universität Berlin Sponsored Symposia 2004
Search for an Autism Gene on the Y Chromosome (funded through NAAR) Baylor College of Medicine Basic Science 2004
Genetic Studies of Autism Spectrum Disorders Children's Hospital Boston Basic Science 2004 - 2008
Autism and Absolute Pitch  North Shore Long Island Jewish Research Institute Basic Science 2004 - 2006
A Family Study of Genetic Susceptibility to Autistic Traits University College London, Behavioral and Brain Sciences Unit / Institute of Child Health Basic Science 2004 - 2006
A Genetic Study of Mathematical Talent and Asperger’s Syndrome  University of Cambridge Autism Research Centre Basic Science 2004 - 2011
DNA Collection from a Cohort of Children with Asperger’s Syndrome, PDD-NOS and High-Functioning Autism and their Families  University of Cambridge Autism Research Centre Basic Science 2004 - 2005
Do Children with Autism Have Elevated Fetal Testosterone? University of Cambridge Autism Research Centre Basic Science 2004 - 2009
Functional and Connectivity Neuroimaging of Autism Boston University Basic Science 2004 - 2006
Neurobiological Markers of Language and Functioning in Autism (funded through NAAR) Boston University School of Medicine Basic Science 2004
Dependent Motor Learning in Autism Examination of Visual and Somatosensory (funded through NAAR) Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Basic Science 2004
Toward an Understanding of the Developmental Basis of Brain Dysfunction in Autism: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Cortical Region and Network Formation Massachusetts Institute of Technology Basic Science 2004 - 2008
Understanding Cortical Auditory Processing Abnormalities in Children with Autism (funded through NAAR) Albert Einstein College of Medicine Basic Science 2003
Inferior Olive & Autism: Electrical Synapses, Neuronal Synchrony, & Cognition (funded through NAAR) Oregon Health & Science University Basic Science 2003
Fellowship Support for Research into New Approaches for Discovering Cognitive-Enhancing Medications for Autism Princeton University Basic Science 2003 - 2006
Macroscopic Correlates of Minilumnar Abnormalities in Autism (funded through NAAR)  University of Louisville Basic Science 2003
Identifying and Understanding the Actions of Autism Susceptibility Genes University of Oxford, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics Basic Science 2003 - 2005
EEG Biofeedback as an Operant Training Technique to Ameliorate Some Symptoms in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Neurofeedback Group, Inc. Basic Science 2003 - 2004
MEG Correlates of Linguistic Processing at and Below the Word Level in Autism (funded through NAAR) University of Toronto Basic Science 2003
Pilot Program for Adults with Cognitive Disabilities and Autism Museum of Fine Arts Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2003 - 2004
Support for the Production of a Video for Dentists on Providing Dental Care for Children with Autism  Project Stretch Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2003
Support of the Jewish Special Education Program Combined Jewish Philanthropies/Hebrew College Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2003 - ongoing
The Autism Special Education Legal Support Center Massachusetts Advocates for Children Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2002 - 2020
Breaking the Barriers: New Ways of Thinking that Lead to Civic Participation (Pre-Conference Session)  TASH Sponsored Symposia 2002
The Development of Language Comprehension in Children with Autism: A Longitudinal Study Using the Intermodal Preferential Looking Program (funded through NAAR)  University of Connecticut Translational Science 2002
Stimulating Social Communication in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Neurological Approach University of Illinois, The Psychiatric Institute Translational Science 2002 - 2004
Motor Output & Mirror Cell Systems in Autism Studied by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (funded through NAAR) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Basic Science 2002
Neuroimaging of Young Children at High Risk for Autism (funded through NAAR) Massachusetts General Hospital Basic Science 2002
Operating Support for Personal Advocacy and Lifetime Support (PALS) Personal Advocacy and Lifetime Support (PALS) Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2002 - 2004
Increasing Opportunities for People with Autism to have an Impact on Disability-Related Public Policy TASH Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2002
New Initiatives in Autism Education and Research  Volen National Center for Complex Systems, Brandeis University Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2002 - 2004
Science and Public Policy Seminars on Autism Federation of Behavioral, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences Sponsored Symposia 2001
Engendering Change in the Movement and Communication Difficulties Experienced By Adults with Autism: A Dynamic Systems Approach Using Feldenkrais Movement Therapy Chapman University Translational Science 2001 - 2003
Facilitated Communication: A Systematic Observational Research Project Involving Fine-Grained Video Analysis and Eye Tracking (funded through NAAR) The Open University Translational Science 2001
Altered Inhibitory Microcircuits in Autism (funded through NAAR) Weizmann Institute of Science Basic Science 2001 - 2003
Ongoing Development of a Multi-channel Diffuse Optical Tomography System for Evaluation of Language and Communication Disorders Georgetown University, Center for the Study of Learning Basic Science 2001
Neural Correlates of Phonological Processing in Autism: A MEG Investigation. (funded through NAAR) University of California at San Francisco Basic Science 2001
Opening Doors for People with Autism through the Arts Lesley University Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 2001 - 2004
Expanding Horizons for New Research into Facilitated Communication Syracuse University Sponsored Symposia 2000
Callaway Gardens Annual Autism Genetics Workshop New England Medical Center Sponsored Symposia 2000 - 2003
A Two Year Study of Communication Options for People with Autism and Their Effects on Quality of Life Chapman University Translational Science 2000 - 2002
Precursors of Joint Attention Skills in Autism and Related Conditions (funded through NAAR) Yale University Child Study Center Translational Science 2000 - 2001
Cerebellar Circuitry in Autism (funded through NAAR) Boston University Medical School Basic Science 2000 - 2001
A Microscopical Study on the Neuroanatomical Abnormalities of Language-Related Cortical Areas in Autistic Patients (funded through NAAR) Universidad Miguel Hernandez Basic Science 2000 - 2001
Toward a Dyspraxic Subtype of Autism Spectrum Disorder (funded through NAAR) University of Wisconsin , Madison Basic Science 2000
Research/Fellowship Program Support and Operational Support  National Alliance for Autism Research Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 1999 - 2004
Neurobiological Investigations of the Autistic Brain  The Autism Research Foundation Basic Science 1998
Support for Establishment of the Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy  Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy, George Washington University Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 1998
Feasibility study for large-scale study on family caregiving and the social lives of adults with autism  Heller School for Social Policy & Management, Brandeis University Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 1997
Support for a National Voluntary Health Agency for Autism Research and Public Advocacy National Alliance for Autism Research Advocacy, Education & Social Policy 1997 - 1999
Summer Autism Institute: Critical Issues in Facilitated Communication Lesley University Sponsored Symposia 1993
Facilitated Communication with Young Adults: Issues and Transitions Lesley College Graduate School, Division of Educational Studies & Public Policy Translational Science 1992