Susan L Hepburn
Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- Use of a teacher nomination strategy to screen for autism spectrum disorders in general education classrooms: a pilot studySusan L Hepburn
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 38:373-82. 2008..Nomination required 15 min per class versus 3.5-5.5 h per class for the ASSQ. These results support the need for further study of teacher nomination strategies to identify children at risk for ASD...
- Using Carey Temperament Scales to assess behavioral style in children with autism spectrum disordersSusan L Hepburn
Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E Ninth Street, Box C 268 31, Denver, CO 80262 0234, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 36:637-42. 2006..Limitations and implications for future work are discussed...
- Rapid facial reactions to emotional facial expressions in typically developing children and children with autism spectrum disorderPaula M Beall
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
J Exp Child Psychol 101:206-23. 2008..However, as children with ASD aged, matching RFRs to happy faces increased significantly, suggesting the development of processes underlying matching RFRs during this period in ASD...
- Impairments in phonological processing and nonverbal intellectual function in parents of children with autismGwen L Schmidt
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:557-67. 2008..Our finding of nonword repetition difficulties, along with others' previous findings for nonword reading in autism families, suggests that problems in phonological processing might be characteristic of the broad autism phenotype...
- Examining the Relationship Between Parental Anxiety and Treatment Response in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and AnxietyJudy Reaven
JFK Partners, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, 13121 E 17th Ave C 234, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 45:2464-73. 2015..However, parental trait anxiety significantly decreased from pre- to post-treatment for parents of treatment responders. The findings are consistent with previous research and suggest a youth-to-parent influence. ..
- Caregiver report of executive functioning in a population-based sample of young children with Down syndromeNancy Raitano Lee
University of Colorado School of Medicine, CO, USA
Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 116:290-304. 2011..These results suggest a specific pattern of EF weaknesses in young children with Down syndrome, consistent with the extant literature that has focused primarily on older individuals who have been tested using laboratory EF tasks...
- Linguistic and cognitive functioning and autism symptoms in young children with fragile X syndromeAmy Philofsky
Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
Am J Ment Retard 109:208-18. 2004..There were no differences in receptive language in children with autism, regardless of fragile X status. Low receptive language may be a marker for autism symptoms in young children with fragile X...
- Executive function in preschoolers with autism: evidence consistent with a secondary deficitBenjamin E Yerys
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, 2155 S Race Street, Denver, CO 80208, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:1068-79. 2007..Alternative hypotheses are also considered...
- Improving transportability of a cognitive-behavioral treatment intervention for anxiety in youth with autism spectrum disorders: results from a US-Canada collaborationJudy Reaven
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, Denver, USA
Autism 19:211-22. 2015..Meaningful reductions in anxiety were reported posttreatment for 53% of children. Results support the initial effectiveness and transportability of Facing Your Fears Therapy in new clinical settings. ..
- Use of the ADOS and ADI-R in children with psychosis: importance of clinical judgmentJudith A Reaven
Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora 80045, USA
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 13:81-94. 2008..Issues concerning overlap of symptom presentation and implications for research and clinical use of these assessment tools are discussed...
- Imitation performance in toddlers with autism and those with other developmental disordersSally J Rogers
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:763-81. 2003..The present study sought to examine the specificity, developmental correlates, nature and pervasiveness of imitation deficits very early in the development of autism...
- Brief report: perception of body posture--what individuals with autism spectrum disorder might be missingCatherine L Reed
Department of Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:1576-84. 2007..Results have implications for therapies employing training in imitation and body posture perception...
- Emotional responsivity in young children with Williams syndromeDebbie J Fidler
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 1570, USA
Am J Ment Retard 112:194-206. 2007..Implications of a social profile that includes enhanced emotional responsivity paired with impaired perspective taking are discussed...
- A two-year follow-up on risk status identified by the checklist for autism in toddlersDouglas John Scambler
Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 27:S104-10. 2006..Implications of the findings are discussed as they relate to early screening and identification of autism spectrum disorders...
- Nonverbal requesting and problem-solving by toddlers with down syndromeDeborah J Fidler
Humman Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, Ft Collins, CO 80523 1570, USA
Am J Ment Retard 110:312-22. 2005..Results showed a significant association between instrumental requests and problem-solving in the Down syndrome group. Implications for strengthening problem-solving skills in Down syndrome are discussed...
- Praxis skills in young children with Down syndrome, other developmental disabilities, and typically developing childrenDeborah J Fidler
Human Development and Family Studies, 102 Gifford Building, 502 West Lake Street, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
Am J Occup Ther 59:129-38. 2005..69, p < .05. These findings suggest that young children with Down syndrome may need targeted interventions that focus on both praxis skills and motivational orientation...
- Language phenotypes and intervention planning: bridging research and practiceDeborah J Fidler
Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 13:47-57. 2007..Issues related to within-group variability, shared outcomes among syndromes, and the need for empirical validation for syndrome-specific recommendations are discussed...