Photo illustration of a young boy sitting on the floor.

Program for Autism Education and Research seeking pilot project applications

Through a generous grant from the Corinne L. Dodero Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, the Case Western Reserve University Program for Autism Education and Research (PAER) seeks innovative pilot projects to address the need for greater understanding of autism spectrum disorders, the fastest growing developmental disability among children. All Case Western Reserve University faculty and postdoctoral fellows are invited to apply to receive up to $25,000 in direct costs for their proposed research project. Investigators from underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

Applications should include the following:

  • Abstract (no more than 250 words)
  • Brief summary of specific aims, significance, innovation and approaches/methods
  • References (no more than two pages)
  • Biosketch of investigator(s)
  • Budget and budget justification for funding not to exceed $25,000 (direct costs only)
  • Additional funding for the proposed plan, if applicable
  • Dissemination plan

A final report also will be required.

Project applications must be submitted to by Nov. 1. The earliest project start date is Jan. 1, 2022.