AUTISM SPECTRUM NEWS
Remaking Recess: A School-based Social Engagement Intervention for Children with Autism
Bacon, E., *Dufek, S., Schreibman, L., Stahmer, A., Pierce, K., & Courchesne, E. (2014). Measuring outcome in an early intervention program for toddlers with autism spectrum disorder: Use of a curriculum-based assessment. Autism Research and Treatment, 2014, 1-9.
*Dean, M., *Adams, G, & Kasari, C. (2013). How narrative difficulties build peer rejection: A discourse analysis of a girl with autism and her female peers. Discourse Studies, 15, 147-166.
*Dean, M., Kasari, C., Shih, W., Frankel, F. Whitney R., Landa, R., Lord, C., Orlich, F., King B., & Harwood, R. (2014). The peer relationships of girls with ASD at school: Comparison to boys and girls with and without ASD. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 55(11), 1218-1225
Esler A.N., Bal V.H., Guthrie W., Wetherby A., Weismer S.E., & Lord C. (2015). The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Toddler Module: Standardized Severity Scores. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25832801
*Grzadzinski, R., *Huerta, M., & Lord, C. (2013). DSM-5 and Autism Spectrum Disorders: An opportunity for identifying ASD subtypes. Molecular Autism, 4:12. DOI: 10.1186/2040-2392-4-12.
*Grzadzinski, R., Luyster, R., Gunn-Spencer, A., & Lord, C. (2014). Separation and Reunion Behaviors of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Toward Mothers and Fathers. Autism, 18 (2), 85-96.
Hus, V., Gotham, K., & Lord, C. (2012). Standardizing ADOS Domain Scores: Separating Severity of Social Affect and Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-012-1719-1
Jones, R.M. & Lord, C. (2013). Diagnosing autism in neurobiological research studies. Behavioural Brain Research. 251, 113-124.
*Jones, R.M., Somerville, L.H., Li, J., Ruberry, E.J., Powers, A., Mehta, N., Dyke, J.P. & Casey, B.J. (2014). Adolescent-specific patterns of behavior and neural activity during social reinforcement learning. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 14 (2), 683-697.
Kasari, C. (2014). Are We There Yet? The State of Early Prediction and Intervention in Autism Specturm Disorder [Editorial]. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 53, 133-134.
Kasari, C., *Gulsrud, A., Freeman, S., Paparella, T., Hellemann, G. (2012). Longitudinal follow up of children with autism receiving targeted interventions on joint attention and play. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51, 487-495.
Kasari, C., *Locke, J., *Gulsrud, A., & *Rotheram-Fuller, E. (2011). Social networks and friendships at school: Comparing children with and without Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41, 533-544.
Kasari, C. & *Lawton, K. (2010). New directions in behavioral treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Current Opinion in Neurology. 23, 137-143.
Kasari, C., *Lawton, K, *Shih, W., Barker, T., Landa, R., Lord., C., Orlich, F., King, B., Wetherby, A. & Senturk, D. (2014). Caregiver mediated intervention for low resourced preschoolers with autism: An RCT. Pediatrics, 134, 72-79
Kasari, C., & *Patterson, S. (2012). Interventions addressing social impairment in autism. Current Psychiatry Reports, 14, 713-725.
Kasari, C., *Rotheram-Fuller, E., *Locke, J., & *Gulsrud, A. (2012). Making the Connection: Randomized Controlled Trial of Social Skills at School for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 53, 431-9.
Kasari, C., Shih W., & Senturk, D (2014). Re:Re: Caregiver-Mediated Intervention for Low-Resourced Preschoolers With Autism: An RCT. Pediatrics. Published Letter. Published August 27th, 2014.
Kasari C, Shire S, Factor R, McCracken C. (2014) Psychosocial treatments for individuals with autism spectrum disorder across the lifespan: new developments and underlying mechanisms. Current Psychiatry Reports. 16(11), 512
Kasari, C., & Smith, T. (2013). Interventions in schools for children with ASD: Methods and recommendations. Autism, 17, 257-264.
*Lawton, K. & Kasari, C. (2010). Social development and intervention in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Young Exceptional Children, 12, 66-74.
*Lawton, K. & Kasari, C. (online first, 2011). Brief Report: Longitudinal improvements in the quality of joint attention in preschool children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
*Locke, J., Olsen, A., Wideman, R., Downey, M.M., Kretzmann, M., Kasari, C., and Mandel, D. (2015). A Tangled Web: The Challenges of Implementing an Evidence-Based Social Engagement Interventions for Children with Autism in Urban Public Settings. Behavioral Therapy, 46, 54-67.
*Locke, J., *Rotheram-Fuller, E., & Kasari, C. (2012). Exploring the social impact of being a typical peer model for included children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 42, 1895-1905.
*Locke J, Shih W, Kretzmann, M, Kasari C (in press). Setting the bar: Examining playground engagement between elementary school children with and without autism spectrum disorder. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice.
Lord, C., Corsello, C., & Grzadzinski, R. (2014). Diagnostic Instruments in Autistic Spectrum Disorders. In F. Volkmar, S. Rogers, R. Paul, & K. Pelphrey (Eds.), Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (pp.609-660). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Lord C., & *Jones R.M. (2012). Annual Research Review: Re-Thinking the classification of autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53, 490-509.
Maglione, M., Gans, D., Das, L, Timbie, J, & Kasari, C. (2012). Nonmedical interventions for children with ASD: Recommended guidelines and further research needs. Pediatrics, 130, DOI: 10.1542/peds.2012-0900O.
MacDonald M., Lord C., Ulrich D.A. (2014). Motor skills and calibrated autism severity in young children with autism spectrum disorder. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 31(2), 95-105. DOI: 10.1123/apaq.2013-0068. PMID: 24762385
MacDonald, M., Lord, C., & Ulrich, D.A (2013). The Relationship of Motor Skills and Social Communicative Skills in School-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 30, 271-282.
Somerville, L.H., Jones, R.M., Ruberry, E.J., Dyke, J.P., Glover, G. & Casey, B.J. (2013). The prefrontal cortex and the emergence of self-conscious emotion in adolescence. Psychological Science, 24, 1554-1562.
Manuscripts in Press:
*Harrop, C., *Patterson, S., Gulsrud, A., *Chang. Y., Ishijima, E., & Lawton, K. (in press). Does gender influence core deficits in ASD? An investigation into social-communication and play in girls and boys with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
Iadarola, S., Hetherington, S., Clinton, C., Dean M., Reisinger, E., Huynh, L., Locke, J., Conn, K., Heinert, S., Kataoka, S., Harwood, R., Smith, T., Mandell, D., and Kasari, C. (2014; online first). Services for Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Three, Large Urban School Districts: Perspectives of Parents and Educators.
*Kretzmann, M., *Shih, W., & Kasari, C. (2014; online first). Improving Peer Engagement of Children with Autism on the School Playground: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Behavioral Therapy. DOI: 10.1016/j.beth.2014.03.006
*Shih, W., *Patterson, S., & Kasari, C. (2014; online first). Developing an adaptive treatment strategy for peer-related social skills for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Special Section on the Science of Adaptive Treatment Strategies in Child & Adolescent Mental Health. DOI:10.1080/15374416.2014.915549
Manuscripts in Submission:
*Anderson A, Locke J, Kretzmann M, Kasari C (in press). Predictors of Fragmentation and Connectivity: A Social Network Analysis of Classrooms Containing Children with ASD. Child Development
*Azad, G., Locke, J., Kasari, C., and Mandell, D. (submitted). Ethnicity, disability, and grade: Social relationships in children with autism spectrum disorders in elementary school. Autism.
Barnes, K., Dean, M., Montague, R., Rubery, C., King, B., Kasari, C., and Orlich, F. (revised-resubmitted). Loneliness in Relation to Age in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism
Iadarola, S., *Oakes, L., Smith, T., Orlich, F., *Dean, M., & Kasari, C. (submitted). Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms in Adolescents with ASD: Relationship with Family Functioning.
Jones, R.M., Risi, S., Wexler, D., Anderson, D., Corsello, C., Pickles, A. & Lord, C. (under revision). How interview questions are placed in time influences caregiver description of social communication symptoms on the ADI-R.
Kasari, C., Dean, M., Kretzmann, M., Orlich, F., Majouri, S., Frankel, F., King, B., Landa, R., Shih, W., and AIR-B Network (submitted). Randomized comparison of school based social skills groups for children with ASD.
Orlich, F., *Dean, M., & Kasari, C. (submitted). Exploring the relationship between loneliness and peer engagement in school age children and adolescents with high-functioning ASD.
Manuscripts in Preparation:
*Carr, T., *Lawton, K., *Shih, W., & Kasari, C. (in preparation). The relationship between treatment attendance, adherence, and outcome in a caregiver-mediated intervention for low-resourced families of young children with ASD.
*Chang, Y., *Huynh, L., *Shih, W., & Kasari, C. (in preparation). Insight into Daily Routines of Families of Children with ASD.
*Chang, Y., *Huynh, L, *Shih, W., & Kasari, C. (in preparation). Friendship perception and reality of ASD in elementary schools across a 10-year period.
*Dean, M., *Huynh, L., Kasari, C. (in preparation). The Strengths and Barriers to Successfully Including Students with ASD: School Personnel and Parents Perspectives.
*Gould, H., Kasari, C., *Dean, M., *Whitney, R., Landa, R., Orlich, F., King, B., *Colombi, C., & Lord, C. (in preparation). Desired and actual friendships of children with an autism spectrum disorder in under-served, under-resourced inclusive schools.
Grzadzinski, R., Carr, T., Colombi, C., Morton, K., Dufek, S., Lord, C. (in preparation). Development of a Measure to Identify Change in ASD Behaviors: Preliminary Reliability and Validity of The Brief Observation of Social Communication Change (BOSCC).
*Locke J, Anderson A, Kretzmann M, Kasari C (in preparation). Predictors of Social Change in Elementary School Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Harrop, C., Gulsrud, A., Lawton, K., Ishijima, E., & Kasari, C.. Does Gender Moderate Core Deficits in ASD: An Investigation into Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors in Girls and Boys with ASD.
*Huynh, L., *Chang Y., *Shih, W., & Kasari, C. (in preparation). Has the needle moved for social inclusion of children with ASD? A 10 year review.
*Kretzmann, M., Dean, M., & Kasari, C. (in preparation). Game preference of children with autism spectrum disorders and their typically developing peers.
*Locke J, Shih W, & Kasari C (in preparation). Characteristics of socially successful children with autism.
*Locke J, Shih W, Kasari C (in preparation). Treatment predictors of meaningful social outcomes in public schools.
Orlich, F., *Burner, K., *Montague, R., *Bernier, R., *Oti, R., Kasari, C. Lord, C., & King, B. (in preparation). Increased Peer Engagement in a Peer Mediated Group Treatment for Adolescents with High Functioning Autism.
Orlich, F., *Burner, K., *Dean, M., *Montague, R., King, B., Kasari, C., & Autism Intervention Research on Behavioral Health. (in preparation). Developmental Progression of Loneliness in Children with ASD Participating in a School-Based Social Skills Intervention.
Orlich, F., Begay, K., Dean, M., Bernier, R & Autism Intervention Research on Behavioral Health. (in preparation). Assessment of peer engagement where it happens: the Teen Observation of Peer Interaction.
*Sterling, L., Dean, M., Kasari, C., Orlich, F., & Lord, C. (in preparation). The Effects of School-Based Social Skills Intervention on Self-Report of Depressive Symptoms in Youth with Autism.
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