Lisa D Wiggins
Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Retention of autism spectrum diagnoses by community professionals: findings from the autism and developmental disabilities monitoring network, 2000 and 2006Lisa D Wiggins
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:387-95. 2012..The authors therefore sought to examine the proportion of children identified from a population-based surveillance system that had a change in classification from ASD to non-ASD and factors associated with such changes...
- Examination of the time between first evaluation and first autism spectrum diagnosis in a population-based sampleLisa D Wiggins
Battelle Memorial Institute, Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:S79-87. 2006..Most practitioners (70%) did not use a diagnostic instrument when assigning the first ASD diagnosis. Implications for early identification of ASD are discussed...
- Brief report: excluding the ADI-R behavioral domain improves diagnostic agreement in toddlersLisa D Wiggins
Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, P O Box 5010, Atlanta, GA 30302, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 38:972-6. 2008..These findings suggest that stereotyped interests and behaviors are not as relevant to the ADI-R as other diagnostic criteria when evaluating toddlers for autism spectrum disorders...
- Brief report: sensory abnormalities as distinguishing symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in young childrenLisa D Wiggins
Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 39:1087-91. 2009..Results also suggest that sensory abnormalities are distinguishing symptoms of ASD that should be considered in diagnostic algorithms for younger cohorts...
- Developmental regression in children with an autism spectrum disorder identified by a population-based surveillance systemLisa D Wiggins
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Autism 13:357-74. 2009..These data indicate that some children with ASD experience a loss of skills in the first few years of life and may have a unique symptom profile...
- Support for a dimensional view of autism spectrum disorders in toddlersLisa D Wiggins
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 42:191-200. 2012..Results also identify specific types and levels of behavioral deficit relevant to toddler populations. Implications for early diagnosis are discussed...
- The Study to Explore Early Development (SEED): a multisite epidemiologic study of autism by the Centers for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Research and Epidemiology (CADDRE) networkDiana E Schendel
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 42:2121-40. 2012..SEED is a valuable resource for testing hypotheses regarding ASD characteristics and causes...
- Short report: Improving record-review surveillance of young children with an autism spectrum disorderLisa D Wiggins
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Autism 17:623-9. 2013..Conclusion: These findings suggest that partnering with early intervention programs and encouraging early autism spectrum disorder screening might improve autism spectrum disorder surveillance among young children. ..
- Evaluation of a records-review surveillance system used to determine the prevalence of autism spectrum disordersRachel Nonkin Avchen
Developmental Disabilities Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 92, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 41:227-36. 2011..45, 0.75]). Given diagnostic heterogeneity, and the broad array of ASD in the population, identifying children with ASD is challenging. Records-based surveillance yields a population-based estimate of ASD that is likely conservative...
- Racial disparities in community identification of autism spectrum disorders over time; Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, 2000-2006Vanessa G Jarquin
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:179-87. 2011..This study examined differences in community identification of ASDs between NHB and NHW children identified by a population-based surveillance system...