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ASD-CARC researchers and trainees will be summarizing published research in lay language. We hope you will return to this part of our website frequently to read more about our research and that of others.
Author: Maryam Koochek
Research Summary Prepared By: Dr. Jeanette Holden
Using array based comparative genomic hybridization (array-CGH), this study identified a chromosome region containing genes that contribute to autism susceptibility. Array-CGH found chromosomal abnormalities on chromosome 14 &15 previously undetected.
2. Understanding the Symbolic nature of pictures in children with autism.
Research Summary Prepared By: Kristen McFee
Using a ‘hide and seek’ game, this study looked at a) whether children with autism were able to understand that pictures represent objects and b) whether this information is used to organize searching behavior. Children with autism's symbols understanding was comparable to typically developing children.
Research Summary Prepared By: Lindsay Arnal
Evaluated whether university students can learn by self-instruction to conduct discrete-trials teaching, which is a major teaching strategy in intervention programs based on applied behavior analysis. Results indicate this may be a good possibility.
4. Participation of Children with and without Disabilities in Social, Recreational and Leisure Activities.
Research Summary Prepared By: Abbie Solish
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