On today’s blog we summarize research about the efficacy of umbilical cord infusion for the treatment of children with ASD, using parent concerns to differentiate between developmental diagnoses, and the effect of educator professional developmental programs on children’s skills.
On this week’s blog we summarize research about a parent intervention targeting emotional and behavioral difficulties for children with ASD, the effects of starting an early literacy promotion program at birth compared to 6 months, and processing speed in bilingual children with and without developmental language disorder.
This week we summarize the Project AIM meta-analysis of intervention effects on language in children with autism.
In this edition of the blog we summarize research on: the efficacy of PROMPT for children with severe motor speech disorders, the comparative accuracy of several developmental screening questionnaires, and the connection between behavioral inhibition in infants and long-term outcomes.
This week we summarize The National Clearinghouse’s 2020 report on evidence-based practices for children, youth, and young adults with autism.
In this week’s edition we summarize research about the quality of online parent resources for children who are late talkers, factors influencing a telehealth intervention for children with hearing loss, and developmental changes in attention to social information in individuals with ASD. Continue reading
This week we summarize research about incorporating parent engagement strategies into a parent-mediated intervention, using mindfulness strategies with a parent-mediated autism intervention to reduce parent stress, and a systematic review of interventions for minimally verbal children with autism that include a parent education component.
In this week’s blog we summarize research about the developmental sequence of early social skills for children with ASD, the development of executive functioning skills in children with cochlear implants, and the impact of parent-reported behavior problems on M-CHAT scores.
As we all spend more time at home, books can be a great way to pass the time. This week, we’re looking at research about shared-book reading!
In this week’s edition, we summarize recent research on teletherapy!
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTAC) has released a collection of resources for providers on the coronavirus.
In this blog, we summarize research about a multi-stage screening process to address disparities in early intervention, the benefits of mental health services for caregivers of children with ASD, and predictors of families withdrawing or being dismissed from early intervention services.
This week we summarize research about an online training for SLPs in recognizing prelinguistic communicative behaviors, long-term outcomes for children who received cochlear implants before 12 months, and characteristics of children who were referred for EI in a large community sample.
On this blog, we summarize articles about the connection between food insecurity and early child development, age of diagnosis and co-occurring conditions in individuals with ASD, and a simple strategy to encourage caregiver’s use of child-directed speech. Continue reading
This week on the blog, we summarize research about an app to support Latina mothers speaking Spanish to their children, engagement during shared-book reading in preschool children with ASD, and common exclusion criteria found in intervention studies for children with ASD. Continue reading
In this week’s edition, we summarize articles about the efficacy of social communication interventions for young children with ASD, the influence of language context on repetitive speech use in children with ASD, and using patient-reported internal changes as a measure of intervention outcomes. Continue reading
This week we summarize research about the influence of child skills on parent input in toddlers with high-risk of ASD, how early intervention providers define “family-centered practice,” and language interventions for young children from culturally-diverse backgrounds.
In this week’s blog, we summarize research about using text message reminders to support parent’s use of language strategies, social language opportunities for children with ASD in inclusive classrooms compared to self-contained classrooms, and how children at-risk of ASD and ADHD compare on an early response to name task.
In this week’s blog, we summarize research covering the association between parent stress and child skills in children with hearing loss, predictors of language outcomes in late-talking toddlers, and different skill profiles in children with autism. Continue reading
This week we summarize research about: caregiver characteristics associated with the belief that vaccines cause autism, infant-directed language following a behavior parenting intervention, and caregiver engagement and self-efficacy for telepractice compared to in-person services. Continue reading