Connie Kasari

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Caregiver-Mediated Intervention for Low-Resourced Preschoolers With Autism: An RCT
    Connie Kasari
    Human Development and Psychology, Center for Autism Research and Treatment, and
    Pediatrics 134:e72-9. 2014
  2. pmc Longitudinal follow-up of children with autism receiving targeted interventions on joint attention and play
    Connie Kasari
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, University of California at Los Angeles Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:487-95. 2012
  3. pmc Making the connection: randomized controlled trial of social skills at school for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Connie Kasari
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:431-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Language outcome in autism: randomized comparison of joint attention and play interventions
    Connie Kasari
    Psychological Studies in Education, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:125-37. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Brief report: longitudinal improvements in the quality of joint attention in preschool children with autism
    Kathy Lawton
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, University of California, 68 268 Semel Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:307-12. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Preschool based JASPER intervention in minimally verbal children with autism: pilot RCT
    Kelly Stickles Goods
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, Semel 67 464, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:1050-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Parent-child interactions in autism: characteristics of play
    Stephanny Freeman
    Division of Child Psychiatry, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Autism 17:147-61. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The emergence of nonverbal joint attention and requesting skills in young children with autism
    Tanya Paparella
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
    J Commun Disord 44:569-83. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Children with autism's response to novel stimuli while participating in interventions targeting joint attention or symbolic play skills
    Amanda C Gulsrud
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Autism 11:535-46. 2007
  10. pmc The co-regulation of emotions between mothers and their children with autism
    Amanda C Gulsrud
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:227-37. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Caregiver-Mediated Intervention for Low-Resourced Preschoolers With Autism: An RCT
    Connie Kasari
    Human Development and Psychology, Center for Autism Research and Treatment, and
    Pediatrics 134:e72-9. 2014
    ..Low resource was defined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development low-income index or 1 "indicator," (eg, Medicaid eligibility). Child outcomes focused on joint engagement, joint attention, and play...
  2. pmc Longitudinal follow-up of children with autism receiving targeted interventions on joint attention and play
    Connie Kasari
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, University of California at Los Angeles Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 51:487-95. 2012
    ..This study examines the cognitive and language outcomes of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) over a 5-year period after receiving targeted early interventions that focused on joint attention and play skills...
  3. pmc Making the connection: randomized controlled trial of social skills at school for children with autism spectrum disorders
    Connie Kasari
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:431-9. 2012
    ..One intervention involved a peer-mediated approach (PEER) and the other involved a child-assisted approach (CHILD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Language outcome in autism: randomized comparison of joint attention and play interventions
    Connie Kasari
    Psychological Studies in Education, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:125-37. 2008
    ..These findings suggest clinically significant benefits of actively treating JA and SP skills in young children with autism...
  5. doi request reprint Brief report: longitudinal improvements in the quality of joint attention in preschool children with autism
    Kathy Lawton
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, University of California, 68 268 Semel Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:307-12. 2012
    ..During the follow up visits, the joint attention and symbolic play intervention groups produced more of these two types of joint attention quality than the control group...
  6. doi request reprint Preschool based JASPER intervention in minimally verbal children with autism: pilot RCT
    Kelly Stickles Goods
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, Semel 67 464, Los Angeles, CA, 90024, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:1050-6. 2013
    ..These results provide further support that even brief, targeted interventions on joint attention and play can improve core deficits in minimally verbal children with ASD...
  7. doi request reprint Parent-child interactions in autism: characteristics of play
    Stephanny Freeman
    Division of Child Psychiatry, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Autism 17:147-61. 2013
    ..Parent imitation was also related to longer sequences of play. The findings can guide further research and play intervention for parents...
  8. doi request reprint The emergence of nonverbal joint attention and requesting skills in young children with autism
    Tanya Paparella
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
    J Commun Disord 44:569-83. 2011
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  9. ncbi request reprint Children with autism's response to novel stimuli while participating in interventions targeting joint attention or symbolic play skills
    Amanda C Gulsrud
    University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Autism 11:535-46. 2007
    ..These results suggest that generalization of joint attention skills to a novel probe did occur for the group targeting joint attention and provides further evidence of the effectiveness of the joint attention intervention...
  10. pmc The co-regulation of emotions between mothers and their children with autism
    Amanda C Gulsrud
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:227-37. 2010
    ..The results of this study indicate a positive effect of an intervention targeting joint engagement on emotion co-regulation outcomes...
  11. pmc Randomized controlled caregiver mediated joint engagement intervention for toddlers with autism
    Connie Kasari
    Division of Psychological Studies in Education, University of California Los Angeles, 3132 Moore Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:1045-56. 2010
    ..These are among the first randomized controlled data to suggest that short-term parent-mediated interventions can have important effects on core impairments in toddlers with autism. Clinical Trials #: NCT00065910...
  12. pmc Interventions addressing social impairment in autism
    Connie Kasari
    Center for Autism Research and Treatment, 68 268 Semel Institute UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 14:713-25. 2012
    ..Future studies should focus on isolating the active ingredients of interventions and include broader participant representation...
  13. pmc Social networks and friendships at school: comparing children with and without ASD
    Connie Kasari
    Semel Institute, University of California Los Angeles, 68 268, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:533-44. 2011
    ..Thus, while the majority of high functioning children with ASD struggle with peer relationships in general education classrooms, a small percentage of them appear to have social success...
  14. doi request reprint New directions in behavioral treatment of autism spectrum disorders
    Connie Kasari
    Psychological Studies in Education and Center for Autism Research and Treatment, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 23:137-43. 2010
    ..Noteworthy findings and intervention strategies are highlighted. Additionally, the quality of all reviewed studies is systematically evaluated...