Atypical development in the siblings of children with autism is detectable at 12 months
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 · Posted by University of California, Davis
The research suggests that parents and clinicians should be vigilant for such symptoms early on among the siblings of children with autism, in order to take full advantage of opportunities for targeted early intervention to improve those children’s outcomes.
Kessler Foundation researchers find education attenuates impact of TBI on cognition
Thursday, February 27, 2014 · Posted by Kessler Foundation
Kessler Foundation researchers have found that higher educational attainment (a proxy of intellectual enrichment) attenuates the negative impact of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on cognitive status.
Study looks at how states decide which child receives early intervention for developmental problems
Monday, January 7, 2013 · Posted by University of Colorado Denver
A new study out by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine found large differences in the criteria that states use to determine eligibility for Part C early intervention services for infants and toddlers who have developmental delays.
More evidence needed to support use of autism interventions
Thursday, November 1, 2012 · Posted by RAND Corporation
The study concludes that head-to-head trials of competing autism treatments are needed to identify which programs are superior and additional work should follow study participants long-term to further examine the effectiveness of treatments.
Early Intervention Improves Social Skills and Brain Activity in Preschoolers with Autism, Study Finds
Friday, October 26, 2012 · Posted by Autism Speaks
The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be effective in improving social skills and brain responses to social cues in a randomized controlled study.