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Connie Kasari

NIH Funds Expansion of Research on iPad-Assisted Language Development

Autism Speaks-funded pilot study suggested that speech-generating devices help minimally verbal children with autism learn to speak
November 19, 2013

 

Promoting Autism Research in Schools

Autism Speaks sponsors special issue of journal Autism – exploring benefits of research conducted out of the lab and inside schools
May 28, 2013

 

The frustration is a familiar one in autism research: A new behavioral therapy works great when study participants come into a laboratory or academic clinic. Not so well in classrooms where teachers and therapists try to put the intervention into action.

Speech Devices Can Help Build Language in Schoolchildren with Autism

Minimally verbal schoolchildren with autism gained spoken language faster when play-based therapy included speech-generating devices
May 01, 2013