Natacha Akshoomoff

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychology of autistic spectrum disorders
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 27:307-10. 2005
  2. pmc Use of the Mullen Scales of Early Learning for the assessment of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 12:269-77. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of early unilateral brain injury on perceptual organization and visual memory
    Natacha A Akshoomoff
    Laboratory for Research on the Neuroscience of Autism, Children s Hospital Research Center, 8110 La Jolla Shores Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Neuropsychologia 40:539-61. 2002
  4. pmc Abnormalities on the neurological examination and EEG in young children with pervasive developmental disorders
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:887-93. 2007
  5. pmc Perceptual organization and visual immediate memory in children with specific language impairment
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:465-74. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcome classification of preschool children with autism spectrum disorders using MRI brain measures
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Children s Hospital Research Center, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:349-57. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Selective attention and active engagement in young children
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Laboratory for Research on the Neuroscience of Autism, Children s Hospital San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 22:625-42. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The neurobiological basis of autism from a developmental perspective
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Laboratory for Research on the Neuroscience of Autism, Children s Hospital Research Center, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 14:613-34. 2002
  9. pmc Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study of cortical development through early childhood in autism
    Cynthia M Schumann
    Autism Center of Excellence, Department of Neurosciences, Center for Human Development, and Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Neurosci 30:4419-27. 2010
  10. pmc Atypical face versus object processing and hemispheric asymmetries in 10-month-old infants at risk for autism
    Joseph P McCleery
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0109, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:950-7. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychology of autistic spectrum disorders
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 27:307-10. 2005
  2. pmc Use of the Mullen Scales of Early Learning for the assessment of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Child Neuropsychol 12:269-77. 2006
    ..Scores obtained on the Mullen Scales were positively correlated with level of engagement and negatively correlated with off task behaviors...
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of early unilateral brain injury on perceptual organization and visual memory
    Natacha A Akshoomoff
    Laboratory for Research on the Neuroscience of Autism, Children s Hospital Research Center, 8110 La Jolla Shores Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Neuropsychologia 40:539-61. 2002
    ..The results from both studies demonstrate the continuation of subtle deficits in visuospatial analysis with development but also the continued capacity for compensation...
  4. pmc Abnormalities on the neurological examination and EEG in young children with pervasive developmental disorders
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:887-93. 2007
    ..Results also indicate that EEG abnormalities are common in this young population but clinical seizures are rare, confirming other studies...
  5. pmc Perceptual organization and visual immediate memory in children with specific language impairment
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:465-74. 2006
    ..These results suggest children with LI have subtle deficits on visuospatial tasks that may be more indicative of limitations associated with processing load and planning than of specific visuospatial processing deficits...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcome classification of preschool children with autism spectrum disorders using MRI brain measures
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Children s Hospital Research Center, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:349-57. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Selective attention and active engagement in young children
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Laboratory for Research on the Neuroscience of Autism, Children s Hospital San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 22:625-42. 2002
    ..These results suggest that the skills necessary for vigilance tasks, particularly speeded response initiation and response selection, are still emerging during the preschool years but can be adequately measured after 4.5 years of age...
  8. ncbi request reprint The neurobiological basis of autism from a developmental perspective
    Natacha Akshoomoff
    Laboratory for Research on the Neuroscience of Autism, Children s Hospital Research Center, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 14:613-34. 2002
    ..We discuss how these recent advances have led us to develop a growth dysregulation hypothesis of autism. Finally, we discuss how this hypothesis may lead to new innovations in autism research...
  9. pmc Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study of cortical development through early childhood in autism
    Cynthia M Schumann
    Autism Center of Excellence, Department of Neurosciences, Center for Human Development, and Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Neurosci 30:4419-27. 2010
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  10. pmc Atypical face versus object processing and hemispheric asymmetries in 10-month-old infants at risk for autism
    Joseph P McCleery
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0109, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:950-7. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Atypical social referencing in infant siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders
    Lauren Cornew
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2611-21. 2012
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  12. pmc Neuroanatomical assessment of biological maturity
    Timothy T Brown
    Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Curr Biol 22:1693-8. 2012
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  13. pmc Atypical [corrected] participation of visual cortex during word processing in autism: an fMRI study of semantic decision
    Michael S Gaffrey
    Brain Development Imaging Laboratory, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92120, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:1672-84. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Executive functions in autism and Asperger's disorder: flexibility, fluency, and inhibition
    Natalia Kleinhans
    Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 27:379-401. 2005
    ..We discuss implications of these findings for understanding the neurocognitive substrates of autistic spectrum disorders...
  15. pmc Association of common genetic variants in GPCPD1 with scaling of visual cortical surface area in humans
    Trygve E Bakken
    Medical Scientist Training Program, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3985-90. 2012
    ..We suggest that identifying genes that contribute to normal cortical architecture provides a first step to understanding genetic mechanisms that underlie visual perception...
  16. doi request reprint Inclusion for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: the first ten years of a community program
    Aubyn C Stahmer
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Autism 15:625-41. 2011
    ..Implications for serving toddlers with autism in inclusive settings and suggestions for future research directions are discussed...
  17. pmc Diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders in 2-year-olds: a study of community practice
    Christina M Corsello
    Rady Children s Hospital San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:178-85. 2013
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  18. ncbi request reprint Evidence of brain overgrowth in the first year of life in autism
    Eric Courchesne
    Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    JAMA 290:337-44. 2003
    ..This raises the possibility that brain overgrowth begins much earlier, perhaps before the first clinically noticeable behavioral symptoms...
  19. doi request reprint Cross-modal extinction in a boy with severely autistic behaviour and high verbal intelligence
    Yoram S Bonneh
    Faculty of Science, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Cogn Neuropsychol 25:635-52. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Autism clinical trials: biological and medical issues in patient selection and treatment response
    George M Anderson
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    CNS Spectr 9:57-64. 2004
    ..The potential utility and desirability of specific measures are considered and the general approach to choosing measures for incorporation is discussed...

Research Grants2

  1. Evaluation of Diagostic and Services Practices in Autism
    Natacha Akshoomoff; Fiscal Year: 2007
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