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Autism Awareness Month: U. Of Kansas Experts in Language, Cognitive Development and Classroom Interventions for Preschool to High School

Released: 24-Mar-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Source Newsroom: University of Kansas, Life Span Institute
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April is Autism Awareness Month and the University of Kansas Life Span Institute is the home of several distinguished researchers who are leaders in their fields.

Recent studies and discoveries of note: an autism signature that was named one of the top ten Autism Speaks discoveries 2010: Steven F. Warren

Using iPads to help children with autism with social communication
Kathy Thiemann-Bourque

Development of a unique test of the communication status for children and adults who have little or no speech and intellectual disabilities.
Nancy Brady

Measures of saliva and pupil size in children with autism could diagnose ASD earlier and may point to seat of disorders.
John Colombo and Christa Anderson

Classroom interventions that improve social communication, literacy and behavior for children with ASD with peers
Debra Kamps, Director of the Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training

Improving the social competence of adolescent girls
Rene Jamison

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