July 7, 2020
Our Commitment to Anti-Racism
We, the members of the EIRG, are committed to speaking out and taking action against the unjust, devastating hatred and violence that the Black community has suffered from for more than 400 years. We are committed to creating a research environment that is safe, supportive, and inclusive for our staff, research partners, and BIPOC families.
May 29, 2020
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.
May 22, 2020
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.
May 15, 2020
This week we summarize the Project AIM meta-analysis of intervention effects on language in children with autism.
May 8, 2020
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.
May 1, 2020
This week we summarize The National Clearinghouse’s 2020 report on evidence-based practices for children, youth, and young adults with autism.
April 24, 2020
In this week’s edition we summarize research about how caregiver communication differs between typically developing children and those at risk for ASD, early gesture and action profiles of younger siblings of children with ASD, and early vocabulary profiles of young children with cochlear implants.
April 17, 2020
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. Read More
April 10, 2020
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.
April 3, 2020
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.
March 27, 2020
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!
March 20, 2020
In this week’s edition, we summarize recent research on teletherapy!
March 13, 2020
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.
March 6, 2020
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.
February 28, 2020
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. Read More
February 21, 2020
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. Read More
February 14, 2020
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. Read More
February 7, 2020
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.
January 31, 2020
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.
January 24, 2020
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. Read More