A study led by USC researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles finds the adapted environments significantly reduce autistic children’s physiological and behavioral stress.
Ifunanya Nweke launched Jazz Hands for Autism, which has provided music training, vocational development and job placement for more than 150 musicians with autism.
The USC-led study demonstrates the strong association between children’s early sensory trajectories and later sensory challenges impacting their development.
USC scientists are the first to identify patterns of white matter connectivity exclusive to core autistic symptoms, pointing out a potential flaw in previous autism neuroscience research.
Research shows that Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Coordination Disorder have their own distinct patterns of social and motor skills.
A USC analysis of data collected from more than 82,000 autistic children across seven years reveals significant differences in their health care utilization according to sex, race and ethnicity.
A study by researchers at USC and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests sensory issues in early infancy may be the first signs of a later autism diagnosis.
A computer adaptive test, powered by machine learning, helps clinical practitioners decide what questions to ask next in real-time based on caregivers’ previous responses.
Master’s students Monica Caris and Riley McGuire just wanted to educate people about autism, but already their capstone project has become part of yearly officer training.
A USC-coordinated project will build formal alliances that accentuate the perspectives of autistic people, their family members and caregivers, service providers and researchers.