LEONARD J ABBEDUTO

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Parental scaffolding of the discourse of children and adolescents with intellectual disability: the case of, referential expressions
    L Abbeduto
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 43:540-57. 1999
  2. ncbi Language development and fragile X syndrome: profiles, syndrome-specificity, and within-syndrome differences
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:36-46. 2007
  3. ncbi Collaboration in referential communication: comparison of youth with down syndrome or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:170-83. 2006
  4. doi Signaling noncomprehension of language: a comparison of fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:214-30. 2008
  5. ncbi Theoretical influences on research on language development and intervention in individuals with mental retardation
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:184-92. 2004
  6. ncbi Language development in Down syndrome: from the prelinguistic period to the acquisition of literacy
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:247-61. 2007
  7. ncbi Psychological well-being and coping in mothers of youths with autism, Down syndrome, or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 109:237-54. 2004
  8. ncbi Relationship between theory of mind and language ability in children and adolescents with intellectual disability
    L Abbeduto
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 53705, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 48:150-9. 2004
  9. ncbi Receptive language skills of adolescents and young adults with down or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 108:149-60. 2003
  10. ncbi The linguistic and cognitive profile of Down syndrome: evidence from a comparison with fragile X syndrome
    L Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 7:9-15. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications17

  1. ncbi Parental scaffolding of the discourse of children and adolescents with intellectual disability: the case of, referential expressions
    L Abbeduto
    University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 43:540-57. 1999
    ..In summary, there is no evidence that parents contribute to the referential problems of individuals with intellectual disability...
  2. ncbi Language development and fragile X syndrome: profiles, syndrome-specificity, and within-syndrome differences
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:36-46. 2007
    ..e., vocabulary, morphosyntax, and pragmatics). Throughout the review, we point out implications of existing research for intervention as well as directions for future research...
  3. ncbi Collaboration in referential communication: comparison of youth with down syndrome or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 111:170-83. 2006
    ..Independently assessed expressive language ability contributed to variations in referential performance, especially for participants with Down syndrome...
  4. doi Signaling noncomprehension of language: a comparison of fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 113:214-30. 2008
    ..Preliminary analyses indicated that males with fragile X syndrome signaled noncomprehension less often than did their female peers, even after controlling for differences in nonverbal MA...
  5. ncbi Theoretical influences on research on language development and intervention in individuals with mental retardation
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:184-92. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi Language development in Down syndrome: from the prelinguistic period to the acquisition of literacy
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:247-61. 2007
    ..e., vocabulary, syntax, and pragmatics). We also consider two topics in the treatment and education of individuals with DS: prelinguistic communication intervention and the acquisition of literacy skills...
  7. ncbi Psychological well-being and coping in mothers of youths with autism, Down syndrome, or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53705, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 109:237-54. 2004
    ..The most consistent predictor of maternal outcomes was the adolescent or young adult's behavioral symptoms...
  8. ncbi Relationship between theory of mind and language ability in children and adolescents with intellectual disability
    L Abbeduto
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 53705, USA
    J Intellect Disabil Res 48:150-9. 2004
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  9. ncbi Receptive language skills of adolescents and young adults with down or fragile X syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto
    University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 108:149-60. 2003
    ..Comparison of males and females with fragile X revealed that each displayed synchronous development across the three domains, despite the fact that the receptive language levels of females surpassed that of males...
  10. ncbi The linguistic and cognitive profile of Down syndrome: evidence from a comparison with fragile X syndrome
    L Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 7:9-15. 2001
    ..Clinical implications of these findings are considered...
  11. ncbi Theoretical perspectives on language and communication problems in mental retardation and developmental disabilities
    L Abbeduto
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 7:45-55. 2001
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  12. ncbi Contribution of social and information-processing factors to eye-gaze avoidance in fragile X syndrome
    Melissa M Murphy
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:349-60. 2007
    ..Findings suggest that multimodal task demands rather than eye contact per se contribute to gaze avoidance in persons with fragile X syndrome...
  13. pmc Brain function and gaze fixation during facial-emotion processing in fragile X and autism
    Kim M Dalton
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2208, USA
    Autism Res 1:231-9. 2008
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  14. ncbi Recognizing the role of parents in developmental outcomes: a systems approach to evaluating the child with developmental disabilities
    Lara S Head
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:293-301. 2007
    ..We review systems theory and its conceptualization of individual functioning and discuss how parental well-being differs according to child diagnosis. Finally we suggest a systems-based model to use during the assessment process...
  15. ncbi Trajectory of development in adolescents and adults with autism
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 10:234-47. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, most individuals do not attain normative outcomes in adulthood and continue to manifest significant degrees of symptomatology and dependency. However, a small sub-group (about 15%) has more favorable adult outcomes...
  16. ncbi Comparison groups in autism family research: Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, and schizophrenia
    Marsha Mailick Seltzer
    Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:41-8. 2004
    ..We discuss both matching and statistical control procedures and point to next steps in this line of comparative autism family research...
  17. pmc Autism spectrum disorder in children and adolescents with fragile X syndrome: within-syndrome differences and age-related changes
    Andrea McDuffie
    University of Wisconsin, Waisman Center, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 115:307-26. 2010
    ..FMRP did not account for unique variance in autism symptoms over and above nonverbal IQ...

Research Grants24

  1. Maternal Emotional Well-Being and Fragile X Syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  2. Language Development in Fragile X Syndrome
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., mastery of forms vs. mastery of the social uses of language, expression vs. reception). Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM) will be used to analyze the data. ..
  3. POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING IN MENTAL RETARDATION RESEARCH
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We also have greatly expanded the focus on responsible conduct of science. ..
  4. Social-Affective Bases of Word Learning in Fragile X Syndrome and Autism
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The project will be conducted at the Waisman Center (Wisconsin) and the M.I.N.D. Institute (CA). The project is unique in its inclusion of these three atypical groups and its focus on the processes underlying language problems. ..
  5. LINGUISTIC COMMUNICATION AND MENTAL RETARDATION
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Measures will be taken of domains in which there are syndrome-shared impairments. Hierarchial multiple regression will be used to examine the contributions of these domains to the discourse collaboration of the DS and FXS groups. ..
  6. LINGUISTIC COMMUNICATION AND MENTAL RETARDATION
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..A failure to recognize the status information contained in language will impair people's acquisition of knowledge about the social system and their place in it...
  7. LINGUISTIC COMMUNICATION AND MENTAL RETARDATION
    Leonard Abbeduto; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..To meet this aim, interactions between parents and their children will be examined for the occurrence of parental behaviors known to affect the communicative development of nondisabled children...
  8. Social-Affective Bases of Word Learning in Fragile X Syndrome and Autism
    LEONARD J ABBEDUTO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The project will be conducted at the Waisman Center (Wisconsin) and the M.I.N.D. Institute (CA). The project is unique in its inclusion of these three atypical groups and its focus on the processes underlying language problems. ..