Research at the Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training

Autism: Social and communication predictors in siblings


This is a current project.


Description

This project is a collaborative effort between researchers at the University of Kansas, the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore and the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. The purpose is to examine the language deficits of children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) and the language deficits of children with autism. The KU effort focuses on children with SLI who have never received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  The data will be used to compare language impairments in ASD, SLI and Broader Autism Phenotype (BAP).


Project Administration

Mabel Rice, principal investigator


Project Contact

Mabel Rice, Ph.D., Director/Professor
Child Language Program
3031 Dole Human Development Center
1000 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045-7555
mabel@ku.edu
785-864-4570 (phone)
785-864-4571 (fax)


This is a project of:

Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Reseach Center (KIDDRC)

Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders Center (BNCD)


In collaboration with :

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital


Funded by:

Kennedy Krieger Institute

National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Send corrections/comments/questions to lifespan@ku.edu.


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