Affiliation: University of California
- Early childhood predictors of the social competence of adults with autismKristen Gillespie-Lynch
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 42:161-74. 2012..RJA predicted adult non-verbal communication, social skills and symptoms. Adaptive behaviors changed with development, but symptoms of autism did not. Additional factors associated with adult outcomes are discussed...
- Infants' pre-empathic behaviors are associated with language skillsTed Hutman
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, United States
Infant Behav Dev 35:561-9. 2012..Infants' sensitivity to affective signals may thus be related to the ability to interpret other people's behavior and to achieve interpersonal understanding through language...
- Selective visual attention at twelve months: signs of autism in early social interactionsTed Hutman
UCLA Center for Autism Resarch and Treatment, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 760 Westwood Plaza, Room 68 237, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1759, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 42:487-98. 2012..Infants later diagnosed with ASD tended to continue looking at a toy during the distress condition despite the salience of social information...
- Mothers' narratives regarding their child with autism predict maternal synchronous behavior during playTed Hutman
Department of Psychiatry and Bio behavioral Science, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1759, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1255-63. 2009..This study sought to explain individual differences in maternal synchrony in order to improve parent-training programs targeting communication skills in children with autism...
- Response to distress in infants at risk for autism: a prospective longitudinal studyTed Hutman
UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1759, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:1010-20. 2010..This deficit is expected to disrupt social interactions, social learning, and the formation of close relationships. Response to distress has not been evaluated previously in infants with ASD earlier than 18 months of age...
- Behavioral profiles of affected and unaffected siblings of children with autism: contribution of measures of mother-infant interaction and nonverbal communicationAgata Rozga
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 41:287-301. 2011..However, by 12 months, infants in the ASD group exhibited lower rates of joint attention and requesting behaviors. In contrast, NoASD-sibs did not differ from comparison infants on any variables of interest at 6 and 12 months...
- Imitation from 12 to 24 months in autism and typical development: a longitudinal Rasch analysisGregory S Young
Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders M I N D Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
Dev Psychol 47:1565-78. 2011....
- A parent-mediated intervention to increase responsive parental behaviors and child communication in children with ASD: a randomized clinical trialMichael Siller
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 43:540-55. 2013..Parents of children with more advanced language skills may require intervention strategies that go beyond FPI's focus on responsive communication...
- Play and developmental outcomes in infant siblings of children with autismLisa Christensen
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1237 Franz Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1563, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 40:946-57. 2010..Group differences disappeared with the inclusion of verbal mental age. Play as an early indicator of autism and its relationship to the broader autism phenotype is discussed...
- Deficit, difference, or both? Autism and neurodiversitySteven K Kapp
Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Dev Psychol 49:59-71. 2013..Potential areas of common ground in research and practice regarding autism are discussed...
- Behavior and sleep problems in children with a family history of autismAmy Jo Schwichtenberg
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Autism Res 6:169-76. 2013..These findings support close monitoring of children with a family history of ASD for both behavioral and sleep issues...