Katarzyna Chawarska

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Decreased spontaneous attention to social scenes in 6-month-old infants later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 74:195-203. 2013
  2. pmc Context modulates attention to social scenes in toddlers with autism
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:903-13. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Looking but not seeing: atypical visual scanning and recognition of faces in 2 and 4-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 40 Temple St Suite 7 I, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1663-72. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Automatic attention cueing through eye movement in 2-year-old children with autism
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Child Dev 74:1108-22. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Early generalized overgrowth in boys with autism
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1021-31. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Limited attentional bias for faces in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Yale University School of Medicine, Child Study Center, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:178-85. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A prospective study of toddlers with ASD: short-term diagnostic and cognitive outcomes
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1235-45. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Impairments in monkey and human face recognition in 2-year-old toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Delay
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Dev Sci 10:266-79. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Autism spectrum disorder in the second year: stability and change in syndrome expression
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:128-38. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Parental recognition of developmental problems in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 06520, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:62-72. 2007

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Publications28

  1. pmc Decreased spontaneous attention to social scenes in 6-month-old infants later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 74:195-203. 2013
    ..This ability is critically impaired in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders (ASD); however, it is not clear if prodromal symptoms in this area are already present in the first year of life of those affected by the disorder...
  2. pmc Context modulates attention to social scenes in toddlers with autism
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 53:903-13. 2012
    ..Deficits in social attention have been well documented in autism, though the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood...
  3. doi request reprint Looking but not seeing: atypical visual scanning and recognition of faces in 2 and 4-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 40 Temple St Suite 7 I, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:1663-72. 2009
    ..We propose that deficits in face processing likely impact the effectiveness of toddlers with ASD as social partners and thus should be targeted for intervention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Automatic attention cueing through eye movement in 2-year-old children with autism
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Child Dev 74:1108-22. 2003
    ..Cue-specific differences in performance related to the level of engagement and cue-processing time may suggest reliance on different underlying strategies for gaze processing in autism...
  5. doi request reprint Early generalized overgrowth in boys with autism
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:1021-31. 2011
    ..However, it is unclear whether this phenomenon is independent of overall body growth and whether it is associated with specific social or cognitive features...
  6. doi request reprint Limited attentional bias for faces in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Yale University School of Medicine, Child Study Center, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:178-85. 2010
    ..Typical individuals require more effort to shift their attention from faces compared with other objects. This increased disengagement cost is thought to reflect deeper processing of these socially relevant stimuli...
  7. doi request reprint A prospective study of toddlers with ASD: short-term diagnostic and cognitive outcomes
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1235-45. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Impairments in monkey and human face recognition in 2-year-old toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Delay
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Dev Sci 10:266-79. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Autism spectrum disorder in the second year: stability and change in syndrome expression
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:128-38. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Parental recognition of developmental problems in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Katarzyna Chawarska
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 06520, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:62-72. 2007
    ..Later AOR was associated with poorer social-communicative and nonverbal cognitive functioning at 2 and 4. The findings are discussed in a context of identifying distinct developmental trajectories within the autism spectrum...
  11. pmc Pivotal response treatment for infants at-risk for autism spectrum disorders: a pilot study
    Amanda Mossman Steiner
    Yale Child Study Center, 40 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:91-102. 2013
    ..Results provide preliminary support for the feasibility and utility of PRT for very young children at-risk for autism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Autism in a 15-month-old child
    Ami Klin
    Yale Child Study Center, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1981-8. 2004
  13. pmc Language outcomes of toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: a two year follow-up
    Rhea Paul
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Autism Res 1:97-107. 2008
    ..Stepwise regression identified RL and presence of stereotypic and repetitive at the first visit as significantly associated with EL outcome. Implications of these findings for early identification and intervention are discussed...
  14. pmc Phonology and vocal behavior in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Elizabeth Schoen
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Autism Res 4:177-88. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that toddlers with ASDs do not tune into the language model of their environment. Failure to attend to the ambient language environment negatively impacts the ability to acquire spoken language...
  15. pmc Limited activity monitoring in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder
    Frederick Shic
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Brain Res 1380:246-54. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the monitoring of the social activities of others is disrupted early in the developmental progression of autism, limiting future avenues for observational learning...
  16. doi request reprint Brief report: face-specific recognition deficits in young children with autism spectrum disorders
    Jessica Bradshaw
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 40 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:1429-35. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that young children with ASD have specific impairments in face recognition, and that they may have advantage over TD controls when processing complex nonsocial stimuli...
  17. ncbi request reprint "Listen my children and you shall hear": auditory preferences in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders
    Rhea Paul
    Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:1350-64. 2007
    ..This study tests the hypothesis that toddlers with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) will show differences from contrast groups in preferences for attending to speech...
  18. doi request reprint Practitioner's guide to assessment of autism spectrum disorders in infants and toddlers
    Amanda Mossman Steiner
    Yale Child Study Center, 40 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:1183-96. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Gaze response to dyadic bids at 2 years related to outcomes at 3 years in autism spectrum disorders: a subtyping analysis
    Daniel J Campbell
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 40 Temple St, Suite 7D, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:431-42. 2014
    ..Analysis of visual responses to dyadic cues may provide a clinically meaningful approach to identifying early predictors of outcome. ..
  20. doi request reprint Early-emerging social adaptive skills in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: an item analysis
    Pamela Ventola
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 230 South Frontage Road, PO Box 207900, New Haven, CT, 06520 7900, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:283-93. 2014
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  21. pmc Speech disturbs face scanning in 6-month-old infants who develop autism spectrum disorder
    Frederick Shic
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut Electronic address
    Biol Psychiatry 75:231-7. 2014
    ..The nature of this atypical behavior and the conditions under which it arises are currently unknown...
  22. pmc Predicting developmental status from 12 to 24 months in infants at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder: a preliminary report
    Suzanne L Macari
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:2636-47. 2012
    ..Fine-grained analyses linking specific profiles of strengths and deficits with specific patterns of symptom emergence will be necessary for further refinement of screening and diagnostic instruments for ASD in infancy...
  23. pmc Molecular cytogenetic analysis and resequencing of contactin associated protein-like 2 in autism spectrum disorders
    Betul Bakkaloglu
    Program on Neurogenetics, Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 82:165-73. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Adaptive behavior in toddlers under two with autism spectrum disorders
    Rhea Paul
    Yale Child Study Center, 40 Temple St 7D, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:264-70. 2014
    ..Vineland Receptive Communication scores correlated significantly only with ADOS total algorithms. The clinical implications of these findings are discussed. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Placental trophoblast inclusions in autism spectrum disorder
    George M Anderson
    The Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:487-91. 2007
    ..Microscopic examination of placental tissue may provide a route to assessing risk and understanding underlying biology of autism...
  26. pmc Autism in infants: an update
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    World Psychiatry 7:19-21. 2008
    ..In addition to having important implications for research, these findings also offer new opportunities for screening and early identification and, hopefully, for improved outcome...
  27. ncbi request reprint Differentiating between autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities in children who failed a screening instrument for ASD
    Pamela Ventola
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:425-36. 2007
    ..Children with ASD and children with DD/DLD shared common features, but certain behavioral markers differentiated the two groups...
  28. pmc The modified checklist for autism in toddlers: a follow-up study investigating the early detection of autism spectrum disorders
    Jamie M Kleinman
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Rd, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:827-39. 2008
    ..Children with ASD from the low-risk and high-risk samples were highly similar. Results indicate that the M-CHAT continues to be a promising instrument for the early detection of ASD...

Research Grants1

  1. Development of Face Processing in Infants with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Katarzyna Chawarska; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These are amongst key objectives identified by the NIH Interagency Autism Committee and therefore highly relevant to public health. ..