Blog Posts

January 24, 2020

Research Round-Up

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

January 17, 2020

Research Round-Up

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. Read More

January 10, 2020

Research Round-Up

This week we summarize research about the association between language delay and ADHD in bilingual toddlers, predictors of later expressive language in children with ASD, and characteristics of parental linguistic input to toddlers with hearing loss.

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December 20, 2019

Research Round-Up

In this week’s round-up, we summarize studies on: the perception and use of evidence-based autism interventions among providers, the long-term impact of parental language input to children with hearing loss, and the efficacy of two different parent-training programs for preschoolers with ASD.

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December 13, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week we summarize research about: the effectiveness of different types of autism interventions, the use of various caregiver coaching strategies in early intervention, and the bidirectional association between parent language and child characteristics.

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December 6, 2019

Research Round-Up

In this week’s blog, we summarize research about: daily living skills in preschoolers with autism, caregivers’ perceptions of family-centered practices in early intervention, and a therapist and parent-implemented phonological intervention.

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November 22, 2019

Research Round-Up

In this week’s edition, we summarize research about: the experience of EI providers delivering services in child care settings, the effectiveness of parent-implemented interventions via telepractice, and factors associated with therapist discontinuation of EBPs over time.

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November 15, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week we summarize research about the relationship between expressive language and temper tantrums in toddlers, the effects of an antidepressant on language skills for young children with ASD, and the diagnostic accuracy of biological tests for ASD.

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November 8, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week we summarize research about: parent-child interactions while reading on a tablet compared to a print book, an ASD screener that uses home videos, and gluten-free diets in children with ASD.

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November 1, 2019

Research Round-Up

On this week’s research summaries we tackle articles about what predicts change in expressive language after an AAC-intervention, the prevalence of motor difficulties in children with ASD, and the association between use of canonical syllables and later expressive language. Read More

October 25, 2019

Research Round-Up

In this week’s edition, we summarize research about linguistic cues for supporting preschooler’s word-learning, methods for monitoring vocabulary progress in children with cochlear implants, and stress in caregivers of young children with ASD concerns prior to a formal diagnosis.

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October 18, 2019

Research Round-Up

In this week’s round-up we summarize research on the association between parent responsiveness and child language, the effect of mothers’ voice on infants’ novel word learning, and how parents of children with ASD use social cues to support children’s attention.

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October 11, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week’s blog summarizes research on implementing an evidenced-based ASD intervention in the community and the effectiveness of dietary supplements for individuals with ASD. Read More

October 4, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week’s edition summarizes articles on parents’ responses to toddler’s negative emotions, whether the proportion of children with disabilities in classrooms impacts academic skills, and the accuracy of universal ASD screening. Read More

September 27, 2019

Research Round-Up

In this week’s round-up we summarize research on the effect of age of cochlear implantation on language outcomes, adapting a caregiver-implemented intervention for Spanish-speaking families, and the role of joint attention in motor and language skills in children at risk of ASD.

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September 20, 2019

Research Round Up

This week we summarize research about deaf infants’ ability to follow adults’ gaze, a new measure of irritability in young children, and ethnic disparities in ASD screenings and referrals.

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September 13, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week’s research summaries all center around how providers can support caregivers.

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September 6, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week’s edition features articles on caregiver use of child-directed speech to children with a biological risk of language impairment, conversational turn-taking between mothers and children with cochlear implants, and features of parent-reported regression in children with autism spectrum disorder.

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August 30, 2019

Research Round-Up

In this week’s round-up we summarize research on the effect of mothers’ media use during infant feeding sessions, early predictors of children with autism’s expressive language, and quality of life ratings for children with cochlear implants.

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August 23, 2019

Research Round-Up

This week we summarize research about strategies parents can use to teach their children new words and strategies parents can use during shared book reading to improve language skills.

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