Current Research Projects

  • Auditory Orienting and Language Outcomes in Children with Autism. Previously funded by the National Alliance for Autism Research/Autism Speaks. Watson, PI: 7/1/04-6/30/07.
  • Early intervention for children screened positive for autism by the First Year Inventory. Funded by Autism Speaks. Baranek, PI:  Period: 7/1/07-6/30/10.
  • Social communication and symbolic play intervention for preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders. Institute for Educational Sciences. Watson, PI:  Period: 7/1/07-6/30/11.
  • Investigating disparities in age of diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders. Funded by the UNC Program on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health Outcomes. Watson, PI:  Period: 9/1/07-8/31/08.
  • Sensory Experiences in Children with Autism. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. Baranek, PI: Period 4/1/02-6/30/08.

DSHS and Related Faculty

Current Ph.D. Students: