5th International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR) Montreal, Canada

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Please note this schedule is subject to change.  For poster presentations, please note that presenters are expected to be by their poster from 11:30am - 1:00pm for the morning poster sessions and from 4:30pm - 6:00pm for the afternoon poster sessions.  If you are presenting during the lunch hour, please make arrangements to have a friend or co-worker pick up your box lunch for you.

PS1 POSTER SESSION 1
(Behaviorial Intervention, Psychopharmacology, Repetitive Behavior, Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis, Instruments, Functional MRI, Animal Models)
     06/01/2006
     08:00AM-01:00PM
     Jeanne-Mance Room, Level 6
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PS1.1 MUTIMODAL (INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP) COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT) SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING (SST) FOR HIGH FUNCTIONING (HF) CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD)
N. Bauminger
PS1.2 A MODEL OF COMMUNITY-BASED EARLY INTERVENTION USING PIVOTAL RESPONSE TREATMENT
S. E. Bryson, D. Openden, I. M. Smith, R. L. Koegel, L. K. Koegel
PS1.3 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE EARLY LEARNING MEASURE AND OUTCOMES ON THE VINELAND ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR SCALES FOLLOWING INTENSIVE BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
T. Clifford, J. Summers
PS1.4 In-Home Training for Fathers of Children with Autism - A 4-Year Continuation
J. H. Elder, G. Valcante, H. Seung, R. Ferdig, S. Donaldson, M. Bullard, P. Mutch, T. Murphy
PS1.5 Evaluating a Selectively Archived Video Recording System for Functional Behavior Assessment in Schools
G. R. Hayes, J. Heflin, G. D. Abowd, L. M. Gardere, E. Matthews, J. A. Kientz, R. Oberleitner, T. Pering
PS1.6 FRANKFURT SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD)
E. Herbrecht
PS1.7 FUNCTIONAL COMMUNICATION TRAINING USING MILIEU THERAPY PROCEDURES: A PILOT INVESTIGATION WITH A YOUNG CHILD WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
R. Mancil
PS1.8 THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: A ONE-YEAR FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF INTENSIVE BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTIONS VERSUS INTEGRATED PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS
A. C. Morgan, B. D'Entremont, P. M. McDonnell
PS1.9 TRACKING CHANGES IN ATTENTION STATES IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH AUTISM ATTENDING THE EARLY CHILDHOOD PARTIAL HOSPITALIZATION PROGRAM
T. Paparella, S. F. Freeman, J. Lee, B. Auyeung
PS1.10 EARLY INTENSIVE INTERVENTION IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM, A PROGRAM IMPLEMENTED IN FRANCE AND ITS EFFECTS ON DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY OF LIFE
B. Rogé, C. Mantoulan, K. Wittemeyer, L. Frezefond, J. Fremolle, G. Magerotte
PS1.11 PEER-MEDIATED AND TEXT-BASED COMMUNICATION INTERVENTIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH ASD
K. Thiemann
PS1.12 TREATING JOINT ATTENTION DEFICITS THROUGH THE USE OF HIGHLY PREFERRED INTERESTS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
L. A. Vismara
PS1.13 A Psycho-educative intervention with social skills groups in children with Asperger's Syndrome
A. Yannaca, J. L. Adrien
PS1.14 EFFECTIVENESS OF PARENT-IMPLEMENTED SOCIAL COMMUNICATION INTERVENTION FOR TODDLERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
J. Woods, A. M. Wetherby
PS1.15 IMITATION EFFECTS ON NON VERBAL AUTISTIC CHILDREN
c. galera, k. etchegoyhen, m. pasco, j. nadel, m. bouvard
PS1.16 PRELIMINARY FINDINGS FROM A DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY OF DONEPEZIL IN PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
b. L. Handen, A. Hardan, C. Johnson
PS1.17 PILOT EFFICACY OF TREAMENT WITH BUSPIRONE IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN: A RANDOMIZED DOUBLE BLIND STUDY IN CHILDREN 2 TO 6 YEARS OF AGE
R. R. Rothermel, M. E. Behen, E. Geenen, A. Fish, H. T. Chugani, D. C. Chugani
PS1.18 A PLACEBO DOUBLE-BLIND STUDY OF DEXTROMETHORPHAN FOR PROBLEMATIC BEHAVIORS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
C. R. Woodard, J. Groden, M. Goodwin, J. Bodfish
PS1.19 INFANT STEREOTYPIES IN AUTISM: EXAMINING DEVELOPMENTAL TRAJECTORIES AND CURRENT PHENOTYPES
B. A. Boyd, K. S. Lam, G. T. Baranek, R. Tschoepe, L. R. Watson, E. R. Crais
PS1.20 REPETITIVE AND STEREOTYPED BEHAVIOURS IN PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
I. Carcani-Rathwell, S. Rabe-Hasketh, P. J. Santosh
PS1.21 COMPARISON OF REPETITIVE BEHAVIORS IN ASPERGERS DISORDER AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM
M. L. Cuccaro, J. S. Brinkley, L. Nations, R. K. Abramson, A. Hall, H. H. Wright, J. R. Gilbert, M. A. Pericak-Vance
PS1.22 Special interests in Autism Spectrum Disorders
J. H. Danovitch, A. B. Merz, E. H. Dohrmann, F. R. Volkmar, A. Klin
PS1.23 REPETITIVE BEHAVIORS AND OTHER PROBLEM BEHAVIORS IN PRESCHOOLERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER COMPARED TO TYPICAL CONTROLS
R. L. Gabriels, K. S. Lam, J. A. Agnew, T. N. Holtzclaw, M. L. Cuccaro, J. W. Bodfish
PS1.24 AN EXAMATION OF THE CONCEPTUAL MODELS OF THE STREOTYPIC BEHAVIOR OF PERSONS WITH AUTISM
D. B. McAdam
PS1.25 EARLY FEATURES OF AUTISM: LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF REPETITIVE BEHAVIOURS IN YOUNG CHILDREN
E. L. Mooney, K. M. Gray, B. J. Tonge, D. J. Sweeney, S. L. Einfeld
PS1.26 REPETITIVE BEHAVIOUR IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: FACTOR STRUCTURE, RELATIONSHIP TO IQ AND SPECIFICITY
J. Tregay, C. Jones, A. J. Marsden, G. Baird, E. Simonoff, A. Pickles, S. Chandler, T. Loucas, T. Charman
PS1.27 FROM RESEARCH TO REAL WORLD: TRANSLATING A BEHAVIORAL PROFILE FOR USE IN APPLIED SETTINGS TO PREDICT TREATMENT OUTCOME
S. Dufek, M. Rocha, S. Laura, S. Aubyn
PS1.28 REGRESSION IN AUTISM:DEFINITIONS AND PREVALENCE IN THE CHARGE STUDY
R. L. Hansen, S. Ozonoff, P. Kracowiak, C. Jones, L. Deprey, L. A. Croen, I. Hertz-Picciotto
PS1.29 Autism and Head Circumference in the CHARGE Study
C. R. Jones, R. Hansen, P. Krakowiak, N. Kalamkarian, L. Croen, I. Hertz-Picciotto
PS1.30 AUTISM IN VENEZUELA: BEYOND TRANSLATION, ACCULTURATION AND TESTING
C. Montiel-Nava, J. A. Peña, I. C. Montiel-Barbero
PS1.31 CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: MORBIDITY, CO-MORBIDITY AND FAMILY BURDEN
D. W. Mruzek, G. S. Liptak, C. M. Wade, L. Benzoni, K. W. Nolan, M. A. Thingvoll, E. Fryer
PS1.32 REMOTE AUTISM EVALUATION THROUGH TELEHEALTH TECHNOLOGY: 2 CASE STUDIES
R. M. Oberleitner, U. Reischl, J. Ball, J. Harrington, S. Pharkute, G. Abowd
PS1.33 ASSESSMENT PROTOCOL FOR CLINICAL, NEUROLOGICAL, AND NEUROIMAGING CHARACTERIZATION OF NON-VERBAL AUTISTIC CHILDREN IN VENEZUELA . A PILOT STUDY
J. A. Peña, C. Montiel-Nava, E. Medrano, I. Montiel-Barbero, E. Mora-La Cruz, J. A. Chacín
PS1.34 DOES HIGH IQ IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS TRANSLATE INTO REAL-LIFE SUCCESS?
C. A. Saulnier, A. Klin, S. S. Sparrow, D. V. Cicchetti, F. R. Volkmar, C. Lord
PS1.35 DIFFERENTIATING AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER SUBTYPES USING THE ADI-R AND ADOS
C. P. Chrysler, P. Szatmari, L. Zwaigenbaum, C. Lord, S. Risi
PS1.36 DIFFERENTIATING ASPERGERS FROM AUTISM IN ADULTS USING MEASURES OF CURRENT FUNCTIONING
L. A. Iteld, J. Greenson, L. Sterling, K. Schoolcraft, S. J. Webb, E. Aylward, G. Dawson
PS1.37 THE CONGRUENCY OF PARENT AND TEACHER REPORT OF SOCIAL SKILLS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
D. S. Murray, L. A. Ruble, H. N. Willis
PS1.38 THE BOUNDARIES OF AUTISM: COMPARISONS INVOLVING CHILDREN WITH SPECIFIC LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT AND OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER
M. R. Prior, S. Barrett, Z. Fiona
PS1.39 NAVIGATING THE AUTISM DIAGNOSTIC SYTEM: PARENTS EXPERIENCES IN ONTARIO
A. A. Spadafora, M. N. Gragg, S. L. Voelker
PS1.40 USING THE ADI-R AND ADOS IN YOUNG CHIDLREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY: EVALUATING DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY
D. Sweeney, K. M. Gray, B. J. Tonge, S. L. Einfeld
PS1.41 RAPID ASSESSMENT OF AUTISTIC SYMPTOMATOLOGY BY SCHOOL TEACHERS: CROSS VALIDATION WITH ADI-R AND ADOS
A. M. Abbacchi, P. D. Lavesser, Y. Zhang, J. N. Constantino, A. Consortium
PS1.42 Measurement of Activity in Children with Autism
J. T. Foley, D. D. Morris, T. H. Smith, S. L. Hyman
PS1.43 Characterizing Child Engagement and Predictors of Social Behaviors
A. S. King, L. A. Ruble, D. Packett
PS1.44 DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING PRACTICES AND AUTISM AWARENESS OF UTAHS PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS: 2004 SURVEY RESULTS
W. M. McMahon, J. C. Lloyd, J. Miller, J. P. Zimmerman
PS1.45 The York Measure of Quality of IBI: Development and Initial Psychometric Properties
H. E. Penn, E. A. Prichard, A. Perry
PS1.46 VALIDITY OF THE VINELAND AUTISM PROFILE
A. M. Perry, D. Jennifer, P. E. Helen, F. L. Nancy
PS1.47 INVESTIGATING THE SOCIAL RESPONSIVENESS SCALE: CONCURRENCE WITH DIAGNOSIS, CORRELATION WITH THE ADI-R, AND INTER-RATER AGREEMENT
A. E. Sullivan, S. Risi, J. Burke, S. Qui, C. Lord
PS1.49 HYPOACTIVATION AND HYPOCONNECTIVITY OF INTEGRATIVE BRAIN REGIONS IN A NON-SOCIAL ATTENTION TASK IN AUTISM-SPECTRUM BOYS AND THEIR NORMAL BROTHERS
M. K. Belmonte, M. Gomot, S. Baron-Cohen
PS1.50 'More' may be 'less': Deficient dichotic listening performance in HFA is associated with hyperactivation of bilateral language brain areas
J. Bentwich, A. Airen, E. C. Caparelli, F. Bernd, M. Maletic-Savatich, V. D. Calhoun, H. Benveniste
PS1.51 NEURAL BASIS OF BIOLOGICAL MOTION PERCEPTION IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT AUTISM
E. J. Carter, K. A. Pelphrey
PS1.52 BRAIN ACTIVITY AND EYE MOVEMENT PATTERNS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ASD
C. N. Cartwright, C. Hanson
PS1.53 WHOLE VS. PART-BASED FACE PROCESSING IN AUTISM: AN FMRI STUDY.
K. M. Dalton, M. M. Nersesian, A. McDuffie, B. M. Nacewicz, E. M. McAuliff, A. L. Alexander, R. J. Davidson
PS1.54 AGE RELATED CHANGES IN THE FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF FACIAL EMOTION PROCESSING: EVIDENCE FROM fMRI
Q. Deeley, E. Daly, R. Azuma, S. Surguladze, V. Giampietro, M. L. Phillips, D. G. Murphy
PS1.55 DISRUPTION OF THE MIRROR NEURON SYSTEM IN AUTISM: AN FMRI STUDY OF SOCIAL AND INSTRUMENTAL GESTURE
N. B. Isenberg, K. J. Montgomery, M. W. Roche, J. V. Haxby
PS1.56 DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES OF PREFRONTAL ACTIVATION DURING VERBAL FLUENCY TEST IN INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM AND HEALTHY SIBLINGS
Y. Kawakubo
PS1.57 MEG STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF NOISE ON THE AUDITORY MISMATCH FIELD IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
T. Kenet, M. M. Merzenich, S. Nagarajan
PS1.58 DIFFERENCES IN CEREBELLAR-CEREBRAL CIRCUITS IN AUTISM DURING fMRI OF SIMPLE SEQUENTIAL FINGER TAPPING
S. K. Powell, S. Fotedar, J. G. Blankner, M. C. Goldberg, J. J. Pekar, S. H. Mostofsky*
PS1.59 EMOTIONAL CONGRUENCE ACTIVATION on fMRI IN AUTISM AND CONTROL SUBJECTS
J. L. Steinberg, D. A. Pearson, S. L. Reddoch, R. Mansour, S. Saleem, K. A. Loveland
PS1.60 NEURAL BASIS OF IRONY COMPREHENSION IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: THE ROLE OF PROSODY AND CONTEXT
A. Wang, S. S. Lee, M. Sigman, M. Dapretto
PS1.61 REDUCED MEDIAL FRONTAL ACTIVATION IN AUTISM: A FUNCTIONAL MRI STUDY OF IRONY
D. L. Williams, R. K. Kana, T. A. Keller, N. J. Minshew, M. A. Just
PS1.62 SOCIAL BRAIN ABNORMALITIES IN VERY YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM :
c. amiet, i. meresse, n. chabane, n. boddaert, a. philippe, l. robel, m. mouren, l. laurier, a. munnich, f. brunelle, y. samson, m. zilbovicius
PS1.63 En2 KNOCKOUT MICE DISPLAY AUTISTIC-LIKE BEHAVIOR AND NEUROCHEMICAL ALTERATIONS
M. A. Cheh, J. H. Millonig, X. Ming, E. P. Jacobsen, S. Kamdar, G. C. Wagner
PS1.64 MICE LACKING THE GABRB3 GENE EXHIBIT AN ABNORMAL LOCUS COERULEUS AND HYPOTONIA
T. M. DeLorey, E. Hashemi, P. Sahbaie, F. M. Davies, G. Homanics
PS1.65 Individual Differences in Expression of Self-Injurious Behavior, Using an Animal Model
D. P. Devine, S. D. Kies, J. A. Wilkinson, A. M. Muehlmann
PS1.66 INTRAVENTRICULAR INFUSIONS OF PROPIONIC ACID INDUCES INCREASED LOCOMOTOR ACTIVITY, AND NEUROINFLAMMATORY CHANGES IN LONG EVANS RATS
J. Hoffman, A. Franklin, R. Taylor, F. Boon, P. Cain, M. Kavaliers, K. Ossenkopp, D. MacFabe
PS1.67 PROPIONIC ACID INCREASES OXIDATIVE STRESS IN BRAIN AREAS RELEVANT TO AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
D. F. MacFabe, K. Rodriguez-Capote, Y. Ramos, J. E. Hoffman, A. E. Franklin, F. Possmayer, K. Ossenkopp
PS1.68 RELATION BETWEEN THE MEDIAL AMYGDALA NUCLEI AND THE SOCIAL RECOGNITION MEMORY: A POSSIBLE AUTISM ANIMAL MODEL
P. J. Moura, L. L. Campos, M. T. Mercadante, G. F. Xavier
PS1.69 Self-Injurious Behavior: Pharmacological Studies in an Animal Model
A. M. Muehlmann, D. P. Devine
PS1.70 DECREASED GLUTATHIONE CONCENTRATION IN BRAIN AREAS AFTER CHRONIC ADMINISTRATION OF PROPIONIC ACID IN LONG EVANS RATS
K. Rodriguez-Capote, Y. Ramos, J. Hoffman, A. Franklin, K. P. Ossenkopp, F. Possmayer, D. MacFabe
PS1.71 NOVEL INTERACTIONS BETWEEN ENGRAILED2 (EN2), AN AUTISM-ASSOCIATED GENE, AND IGF1 CONTROL POSTNATAL CEREBELLAR DEVELOPMENT.
I. T. Rossman, S. Kamdar, J. H. Millonig, E. DiCicco-Bloom
PS1.72 Epigenetic mechanisms of autism: A study of gene-environment interactions.
C. J. Stodgell, B. K. Tisdale, L. Salamone, R. M. Patricia
PS1.73 Animal Model of Autism Using Sodium Valproate
C. Yochum
PS1.74 BETA-2 ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR ACTIVATION: AN ANIMAL MODEL FOR NEUROINFLAMMATION IN AUTISM
M. C. Zerrate, E. Kasda, S. Connors, D. L. Vargas, M. V. Pletnikov, C. A. Pardo, T. Slotkin, A. W. Zimmerman
PS1.75 THE ANTICONVULSANT VALPROIC ACID (VPA) STIMULATES FOREBRAIN NEUROGENESIS THROUGH CELL CYCLE MECHANISMS.
X. Zhou, E. DiCicco-Bloom
KN1 Keynote Address #1
     06/01/2006
     08:30AM-09:30AM
     Grand Salon ABC, Level 4
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KN1. Autism: What do we know? What do we need?
T. Insel
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #1 EARLIEST DETECTION OF AUTISM: INSIGHTS FROM HIGH-RISK SAMPLES
     06/01/2006
     09:50AM-11:30AM
     Grand Salon AB, Level 4
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INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #1.1 Design, analytical and clinical/ethical issues in early detection studies
L. Zwaigenbaum
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #1.2 Studying Autism in the First Year of Life: Constructs and Caution
S. Ozonoff
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #1.3 IDENTIFYING HIGH-RISK SAMPLES THROUGH POPULATION SCREENING
A. Wetherby
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #1.4 Challenges in Screening Young Toddlers at High Risk for Autism
W. L. Stone, L. Henderson
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #2 UNDERSTANDING GENETIC STUDIES OF AUTISM
     06/01/2006
     09:50AM-11:30AM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #2.1 Understanding Genetic Studies of Autism - Basic Principles and Approaches
L. Brzustowicz
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #2.2 Understanding Genetic Studies of Autism: Common Pitfalls in Interpretation
V. J. Vieland
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #2.3 Understanding Genetic Studies of Autism-Candidate Gene Validation
J. Millonig
ORAL SESSION 01 BRAIN STRUCTURE/NEUROANATOMY
     06/01/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Grand Salon AB, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 01.1 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLINICAL PHENOTYPE AND BRAIN ANATOMY IN AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER : AN sMRI STUDY.
F. Toal, E. Daly, L. Page, B. Cutter, Q. Deeley, B. Hallaghan, S. Curran, D. Robertson, C. Murphy, F. Happe, P. Bolton, K. C. Murphy, D. G. Murphy
ORAL SESSION 01.2 CORPUS CALLOSUM VOLUME IS REDUCED RELATIVE TO OVERALL WHITE MATTER VOLUME IN AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL LANGUAGE DISORDER
D. A. Ziegler, N. Makris, D. N. Kennedy, V. S. Caviness, P. A. Filipek, M. R. Herbert
ORAL SESSION 01.3 SUPERIOR TEMPORAL SULCUS ANATOMICAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AUTISM AND WILLIAMS SYNDROME:AN MRI STUDY IN CHILDREN USING VOXEL BASED MORPHOMETRY (VBM)
n. chabane, m. zilbovicius, a. cachia, f. mochel, i. meresse, s. lyonnet, m. mouren, f. brunelle, a. munnich, y. samson, j. mangin, n. boddaert
ORAL SESSION 01.4 A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study of the Thalamus in Autism
M. Lazar, B. Baxter, A. Alexander, T. Oakes, E. Bigler, J. Lainhart
ORAL SESSION 02 COGNITION
     06/01/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 02.1 TOWARDS A UNIFYING CONCEPTION OF AUTISM
J. Lawson
ORAL SESSION 02.2 IMITATION AND ACTION REPRESENTATION IN AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS
A. Hamilton, U. Frith
ORAL SESSION 02.3 HOW DO COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS AFFECT INTELLIGENCE TEST PERFORMANCE IN ASD?
S. White, E. Hill, U. Frith
ORAL SESSION 02.4 UNDERSTANDING THE EXCEPTIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY OF AN AUTISTIC SAVANT
M. A. Thioux, C. Klaiman, R. T. Schultz
ORAL SESSION 03 SERVICES
     06/01/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Hospitality Room, Level 5
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ORAL SESSION 03.1 FAMILY USE OF EFFECTIVE ELEMENTS OF PROGRAMS FOR AUTISM
K. C. Thomas, A. R. Ellis, C. McLaurin, J. Daniels, J. P. Morrissey
ORAL SESSION 03.2 Overlap of Special Education and Public Mental Health Systems in Caring for Children with Autism
D. S. Mandell, L. Brookman-Frazee
ORAL SESSION 03.3 PARENTAL PERCEPTIONS OF CARE COORDINATION FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
C. Burns, A. Tuncer, E. Sheeder, K. Pullano, J. Yingling, M. Orlando, S. Sulkes
ORAL SESSION 03.4 CAREGIVER PERCEPTION OF SERVICE EFFECTIVENESS
L. A. Ruble, J. H. McGrew
PS2 POSTER SESSION 2
(Neuropathology, Genetic Disorders, Genetic Studies (Molecular), Developmental Trajectory, Early Detection, Early Development)
     06/01/2006
     01:00PM-06:00PM
     Jeanne-Mance Room, Level 6
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PS2.1 DECREASED GABA-A RECEPTOR DENSITY IN THE ANTERIOR CINGULATE CORTEX IN AUTISM
G. J. Blatt, S. Thevarkunnel, E. Antzoulatos, G. Van Sluytman, M. L. Bauman, T. L. Kemper
PS2.2 DENSITY OF PARVALBUMIN, CALBINDIN-D28K AND CALRETININ IMMUNOREACTIVE INTERNEURONS IN THE HIPPOCAMPUS IN AUTISM
Y. A. Lawrence, T. L. Kemper, M. L. Bauman, G. J. Blatt
PS2.3 EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF AUTISM CANDIDATE GENES IN SUBGROUPS OF CENTRAL NEURONS ISOLATED FROM POST-MORTEM BRAIN SAMPLES
N. RAMOZ, G. MAUSSION, A. LEPAGNOL-BESTEL, J. MOALIC, P. GORWOOD, J. D. BUXBAUM, M. SIMONNEAU
PS2.4 NEURONAL CELL PACKING DENSITY AND CELL SIZE IN THE ANTERIOR CINGULATE CORTEX IN THE AUTISTIC BRAIN
M. L. Simms, H. B. Kaplan, T. L. Kemper, M. L. Bauman, G. J. Blatt
PS2.5 ALTERED GABA-A RECEPTOR BINDING IN THE POSTEROLATERAL CEREBELLAR HEMISPHERE IN AUTISM
S. Thevarkunnel, E. Antzoulatos, T. T. Gibbs, R. G. Marcon, M. L. Bauman, T. L. Kemper, G. J. Blatt
PS2.6 OXIDATIVE STRESS IN BRAIN TISSUES FROM AUTISTIC PATIENTS: INCREASED CONCENTRATION OF ISOPROSTANES
D. L. Vargas, V. Bandaru , M. C. Zerrate, A. W. Zimmerman, N. Haughey, C. A. Pardo
PS2.7 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN WILLIAMS SYNDROME: A CASE SERIES PERSPECTIVE USING THE ADI-R AND ADOS.
M. S. Gaffrey, B. P. Klein-Tasman, C. B. Mervis, S. Thompson
PS2.8 ASSOCIATION STUDY OF THE GABAA CLUSTER ON 15Q11-13 WITH AUTISM IN THE FRENCH CANADIAN POPULATION
R. F. Gillis, J. Riviere, J. Gauthier, N. Girard, E. Fombonne, L. Mottron, R. Joober, G. A. Rouleau
PS2.9 A comparative study of deletion classes in children with Angelman syndrome using microarray-based comparative genomic hybridization: Focus on autism and associated features
S. U. Peters, T. Sahoo, L. M. Bird, R. Barbiere-Welge, T. J. Bichell, A. L. Beaudet, C. A. Bacino
PS2.10 Regulation of Early Growth Gene EGR2 by MeCP2
S. E. Swanberg, J. M. LaSalle
PS2.11 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS IN MALES WITH SEX CHROMOSOME ANEUPLOIDY
N. R. Tartaglia, S. Bacalman, B. Goodlin-Jones, L. Deprey, D. Hessl, M. Ono, S. Tsang, S. Davis, R. Hansen, A. Reynolds, R. Hagerman
PS2.12 Features of Autism in Klinefleter's Syndrome (XXY) and Their Association with Neuropsychological Functioning
G. Wallace, L. Clasen, R. Lenroot, J. Giedd
PS2.13 MISREGULATION OF THE AUTISM CANDIDATE GENE ATP10C AND ITS ANTISENSE TRANSCRIPT IN THE Mecp2-KNOCKOUT MOUSE
l. b. herzing, n. garay, k. barry
PS2.14 22q11.2 DUPLICATION SYNDROME and AUTISM
n. m. mukaddes, s. herguner
PS2.15 AUTISM-RELATED, ADAPTIVE AND CHALLENGING BEHAVIOR IN CORNELIA DE LANGE SYNDROME
I. van Berckelaer-Onnes, G. van Duijn, I. Noens, R. Hennekam
PS2.16 AUTISM LINKAGE EVIDENCE ON CHROMOSOME 3Q13.31 IN A UTAH EXTENDED PEDIGREE
K. Allen-Brady, H. Coon, M. Judy, L. Janet, M. William
PS2.17 BROAD INVESTIGATION OF ISODICENTRIC CHROMOSOME 15 CELL LINES USING AGILENT ARRAY-CGH ARRAYS, EXPRESSION MICROARRAYS, AND FUNCTIONAL PROFILING
C. A. Baron, R. R. Davis, C. Carmack, C. G. Tepper, S. Y. Liu, N. J. Wang, C. Schanen, J. P. Gregg
PS2.18 GENOTYPE-PHENOTYPE CORRELATIONS IN INDIVIDUALS WITH LARGE SUPERNUMERARY MARKER 15 CHROMOSOMES
P. F. Bolton, R. J. Thompson, E. E. Craig, M. M. Veltman, N. R. Dennis, S. E. Roberts, S. Thomas, S. R. Curran
PS2.19 A MUTATION IN THE NLGN4 GENE, IMPLICATED IN THE GLUTAMATERGIC TRANSMISSION, IS ASSOCIATED WITH X-LINKED MENTAL RETARDATION AND AUTISM.
F. Bonnet-Brilhault, F. Laumonnier, M. Gomot , R. Blanc, C. Andres, C. Barthelemy, C. Moraine, S. Briault, X.
PS2.20 FUNCTIONAL VARIANTS OF THE PLEIOTROPIC MET RECEPTOR ARE ASSOCIATED WITH AUTISM
D. B. Campbell, J. S. Sutcliffe, A. M. Persico, P. Levitt
PS2.21 NEURAL NETWORK ANALYSIS OF MAOA, SEROTONIN TRANSPORTER, AND SEROTONIN RECEPTOR (HTR1B) POLYMORPHISMS AND THE BEHAVIORS OF CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
I. L. Cohen, X. Liu, E. C. Jenkins, W. T. Brown, M. Gonzalez, T. Rovito-Gomez, S. Lewis, A. Chudley, . ASD-CARC, J. J. Holden
PS2.22 PERIPHERAL BLOOD MONONUCLEAR CELL COLLECTION AND RNA EXTRACTION METHODOLOGY FROM ASD AFFECTED CHILDREN AND NORMAL CONTROLS
I. Eisenberg, M. Galdzicki, A. Eran, I. Kohane, I. Holm, L. Kunkel
PS2.23 DIAGNOSTIC MARKERS AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS: BYPRODUCTS OF THE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL BOSTON AUTISM STUDY
A. Eran, S. J. Brewster, M. Galdzicki, I. Eisenberg, H. Peters, L. Kunkel, I. S. Kohane, I. A. Holm
PS2.24 EXPRESSION PROFILING OF WHITE BLOOD CELLS IN AUTISM
M. Galdzicki, A. Eran, I. Eisenberg, H. Peters, S. Brewster, R. Hundley, E. Hanson, J. Ware, L. Rappaport, I. Holm, L. Kunkel, I. Kohane
PS2.25 THE DRD1 GENE AS A CANDIDATE LOCUS FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
J. A. Hettinger, X. Liu, J. J. Holden, . ASD-CARC
PS2.26 EFFECTS OF MATERNAL AND CHILD MAOA AND SEROTONIN TRANSPORTER POLYMORPHISMS ON THE BEHAVIOR PATTERNS OF CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
J. J. Holden, X. Liu, S. M. Lewis, A. E. Chudley, M. Flory, E. C. Jenkins, W. T. Brown, M. Gonzales, T. Rovito-Gomez, . ASD-CARC, I. L. Cohen
PS2.27 FACTORS AFFECTING PHENOTYPIC HOMOGENEITY IN AUTISM GENETIC STUDIES
V. Hus, C. Lord, A. Pickles
PS2.28 SUPPORT FOR THE HOMEBOX TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR, ENGRAILED 2, AS AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD) SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCUS
R. Benayed, N. Gharani, I. Rossman, S. Kamdar, G. Lazar, E. DiCicco-Bloom, L. M. Brzustowicz, J. H. Millonig
PS2.29 SUPPORT FOR THE GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR 6 (GLUR6) GENE AS AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER SUSCEPTIBILITY LOCUS
X. Liu, J. Ng, C. L. Hall, A. E. Chudley, S. M. Lewis, J. J. Holden, . ASD-CARC
PS2.30 PHARMACOGENETIC TESTING IN CHILDREN WITH ASD
P. Manning-Courtney, J. Reinhold, T. Glauser, R. Wenstrup, V. A. Alexander
PS2.31 FUNCTIONAL STUDIES OF 3 CANDIDATE GENES SUGGESTS THAT ERRORS IN THE REGULATED SECRETION PATHWAY MAY UNDERLIE AUTISM
J. G. Steyeart, J. Creemers, D. Castermans, J. Frijns, K. Devriendt
PS2.32 X CHROMOSOME INACTIVATION AND CORRELATION WITH CLINICAL DATA IN FEMALES WITH AUTISM
Z. Talebizadeh, M. G. Butler
PS2.33 GENE EXPRESSION PROFILE IN AUTISM BY LASER CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION
F. Tassone, M. Estrada, C. C. Leutenegger, R. J. Hagerman, P. J. Hagerman
PS2.34 BLOOD GENOMICS OF THE CHARGE STUDY: THE EARLY RESULTS
j. gregg, C. A. Baron, R. R. Davis, R. Walker, S. Ozonoff, P. Krakowiak, I. Hertz-Picciotto, P. Ashwood, J. VandeWater, L. Lit, W. Walker, I. N. Pessah, F. R. Sharp
PS2.35 PROSODIC SKILL DEVELOPMENT OVER TIME IN CHILDREN WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM.
L. Carroll
PS2.36 Early Acceleration of Head Circumference in Children with Fragile X Syndrome and Autism
S. Chiu, J. Wegelin, J. Blank, M. Jenkins, J. Day, D. Hessl, F. Tassone, R. Hagerman
PS2.37 IQCJ-SCHIP1, A COMPLEX TRANSCRIPTIONAL UNIT ENCODING A CALMODULIN BINDING PROTEIN, AS A POTENTIAL CANDIDATE GENE FOR LANGUAGE DISORDERS.
D. A. Kwasnicka-Crawford, A. R. Carson, S. W. Scherer
PS2.38 WHAT CAN WE LEARN ABOUT AUTISM FROM AUTOBIOGRAPHIES OF AUTISTIC PERSONS?
E. Jaunay, B. Chamak, D. Cohen, B. Bonniau
PS2.39 Individual Differences in Social Trajectories and Predictors of Social Development Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
R. S. Oti, C. Lord
PS2.40 THE ENHANCED SOCIAL INTERACTION PLAY SESSION (NSIPS): MEASURING SOCIAL ABILITIES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
M. Steiman, A. Estes, G. Dawson
PS2.41 CORE SYMPTOMS OF AUTISM CHANGE WITH AGE
S. M. Stephens, R. C. Bay, S. E. Ober-Reynolds, J. E. Kirwan, J. J. Jones, T. A. Grebe, R. D. Melmed
PS2.42 SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS AND THE MODIFIED CHECKLIST FOR AUTISM IN TODDLERS (M-CHAT): PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION
N. C. Angeli, L. K. Farran, D. L. Robins
PS2.43 Stability of DSM-IV-TR Symptoms in Young Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders
H. C. Boorstein, E. L. Esser, L. B. Wilson, P. Ventola, J. Pandey, J. Kleinman, S. Sutera, A. Verbalis, M. Rosenthal, M. Barton, S. Hodgson, J. Green, T. Dumont-Mathieu, G. Marshia, D. A. Fein
PS2.44 EARLY SOCIAL COMMINCATION SKILLS AND AUTISTIC SYMPTOMATOLOGY IN TODDLERS WITH AND WITHOUT AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
L. K. Farran, K. B. Oliver, N. C. Angeli, D. L. Robins
PS2.45 SCREENING FOR AUTISM IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY: A FIELD TRIAL OF THE DBC-EARLY SCREEN
K. M. Gray, B. J. Tonge, D. J. Sweeney, S. L. Einfeld
PS2.46 THE EARLY SIGNS OF AUTISM IN TODDLERS. A HISTORICAL FOLLOW-UP STUDY
S. Lemcke, L. F. Nielsen, J. Attermann, P. Thorsen
PS2.47 EARLY DETECTION OF PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS USING A MODIFIED CHECKLIST FOR TODDLERS WITH AUTISM (M-CHAT) AT 18 MONTH CHECK-UP: A PRELIMINARY STUDY IN JAPAN
N. Inada, k. Takeshita, Y. Kamio
PS2.48 INFANT SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH ASD DEMONSTRATE LESS EFFECTIVE WORKING MEMORY FOR SOCIAL STIMULI
J. S. Noland, W. L. Stone, T. Walden, E. H. Sheridan, J. S. Reznick
PS2.49 AN UPDATE ON THE MODIFIED CHECKLIST FOR AUTISM IN TODDLERS (M-CHAT) SIBLING STUDY
J. Pandey, K. Toth, P. Ventola, J. Kleinman, E. Esser, L. Wilson, H. Boorstein, S. Sutera, A. Verbalis, M. Rosenthal, T. Dumont-Mathieu, S. Hodgson, M. Barton, G. Dawson, D. Fein
PS2.50 MEASURING SOCIAL AND COMMUNICATIVE BEHAVIORS IN TODDLERS AT RISK FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
J. Richler, R. Niehus, C. Lord
PS2.51 Parent report of gestures at 12 months predicts language and diagnostic status of infant siblings of children with autism at 18 months
a. rozga, M. Sigman, S. Rogers, S. Ozonoff
PS2.52 Autism spectrum disorder, diagnostic disagreement in a developmental perspective
S. Schjolberg, S. B. Helveschou
PS2.53 VARIABILITY IN OUTCOME FOR CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH ASD AT AGE 2
L. M. Turner, W. L. Stone
PS2.54 COMPARISON OF A GENERAL DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING TOOL AND AN AUTISM SPECIFIC SCREENING TOOL IN ASD ASSESMENT
L. Young, J. Pinto Martin, A. Warszawa, E. Giarelli, S. Levy, . and the PA-CADDRE team
PS2.55 COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EARLY COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG AUTISTIC AND MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN
s. DE MARTINO, m. VIELLARD, a. GIRARDOT, d. DA FONSECA, v. REY, f. POINSO
PS2.56 Evaluating CosmoBot's Efficacy as a Treatment Approach for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
A. J. Brisben, C. Samango-Sprouse, C. J. Safos, C. E. Lathan
PS2.57 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SENSORY REACTIVITY AND OTHER AREAS OF FUNCTIONING IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS
E. L. Esser, H. C. Boorstein, L. Wilson, J. Kleinman, J. Pandey, M. Rosenthal, S. Sutera, P. Ventola, A. Verbalis, M. Barton, T. Dumont-Mathieu, J. Green, S. Hodgson, G. Marshia, D. Fein
PS2.58 RESTRICTED ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIENCES IN PRESCHOOLERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
T. N. Holtzclaw, K. S. Lam, L. M. Turner, J. W. Bodfish*
PS2.59 A DEVELOPMENTAL STUDY OF SELF-REGULATION IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
A. Maeda
PS2.60 Maternal Interaction Style and Early Social-Communicative Abilities in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
M. Meirsschaut, P. Warreyn, M. Dereu, H. Roeyers
PS2.61 POSITIVE AFFECT SHARING ACROSS SOCIAL-COMMUNICATIVE CONTEXTS
C. McMahon, W. L. Stone
PS2.62 REGRESSION IN AUTISTIC DISORDER: PARENT PERCEPTION AND CLINICAL ASSESSMENT
R. D. Melmed, S. E. Ober-Reynolds, S. M. Stephens, R. C. Bay, . E. Kirwan, J. J. Jones, T. A. Grebe
PS2.63 PREDICTORS OF OPTIMAL OUTCOME IN TODDLERS DIAGNOSED WITH AN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
S. Sutera, A. Verbalis, E. L. Esser, H. C. Boorstein, M. Rosenthal, P. E. Dixon, J. Pandey, L. B. Wilson, J. M. Kleinman, M. L. Barton, S. Hodgson, T. M. Dumont-Mathieu, G. A. Marshia, D. A. Fein
PS2.64 The Polyvagal Theory: A New Approach to Autism Research
S. W. Porges, O. V. Bazhenova, J. W. Denver, E. Bal, K. Heilman
PS2.65 SEX DIFFERENCES IN TODDLERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
A. D. Verbalis, S. Sutera, H. C. Boorstein, J. M. Kleinman, J. Pandey, P. E. Dixon, L. B. Wilson, E. L. Esser, M. Rosenthal, S. Hodgson, G. A. Marshia, M. Barton, D. A. Fein
PS2.66 COMPARATIVE STUDY WITH OBJECT SUBSTITUTION PRETENCE BETWEEN TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT CHILDREN AND CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
I. YOHEI
PS2.67 The role of stress tolerence in the etiology and treatment of autism
P. R. Zelazo, C. Rogers, C. Reid
ORAL SESSION 04 STRUCTURAL NEUROIMAGING
     06/01/2006
     02:50PM-04:10PM
     Grand Salon AB, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 04.1 NO EVIDENCE FOR PREFERENTIAL INVOLVEMENT OF MEDIAL TEMPORAL LOBE STRUCTURES IN HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM
S. Durston, S. J. Palmen, H. Nederveen, H. van Engeland
ORAL SESSION 04.2 REDUCED FRACTIONAL ANISOTROPY IN HIGH FUNCTIONING ADULTS WITH AUTISM LOCALIZES TO MEANINGFUL REGIONS OF WHITE MATTER
T. A. Keller, R. K. Kana, N. J. Minshew, M. A. Just
ORAL SESSION 04.3 ABNORMAL ASYMMETRY IN THE ARCUATE FASCICULUS OF AUTISTIC CHILDREN: A DTI STUDY
M. T. Williams, T. J. Eluvathingal, M. E. Behen, D. C. Chugani, H. T. Chugani
ORAL SESSION 04.4 Cortical Thickness in Autism: A longitudinal MRI Study
A. Y. Hardan, R. Bansal, J. Nutche, M. S. Keshavan, N. J. Minshew
ORAL SESSION 05 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
     06/01/2006
     02:50PM-04:10PM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 05.1 EEG ACTIVITY DURING REM SLEEP IN AUTISM: PRIMARY VS NON-PRIMARY VISUAL AREAS
C. Bolduc, É. Limoges , É. Chevrier, L. Mottron, R. Godbout
ORAL SESSION 05.2 SENSORIMOTOR AND MULTISENSORY DEFICITS OF INTEGRATION: A BEHAVIORAL AND ERP INVESTIGATION OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
C. D. Saron, D. M. Horton, S. Coffey-Corina, S. M. Rivera
ORAL SESSION 05.3 EEG CORRELATES OF MIRROR NEURON ACTIVITY AND IMITATION IMPAIRMENTS IN AUTISM
R. Bernier, G. Dawson, M. Murias, A. Quinn, S. Webb
ORAL SESSION 05.4 THE PROCESSING OF INVARIANT SPEECH FEATURES IN AUTISM
T. Lepistö, M. Kajander, R. Vanhala, P. Alku, M. Huotilainen, R. Näätänen, T. Kujala
ORAL SESSION 06 REPETITIVE BEHAVIOR
     06/01/2006
     02:50PM-04:10PM
     Hospitality Room, Level 5
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ORAL SESSION 06.1 Empirically-derived phenotypes of repetitive behavior in autism spectrum disorders
J. W. Bodfish, K. S. Lam, M. H. Lewis
ORAL SESSION 06.2 LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF STEREOTYPIES IN PRESCHOOL, 7 AND 9 YEAR OLD AUTISTIC VERSUS NON-AUTISTIC DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED CHILDREN
S. Goldman, M. Salgado, N. Florance , C. Wang, M. Kim, P. Greene, I. Rapin
ORAL SESSION 06.3 REPETITIVE MOTOR BEHAVIOR IN A MOUSE MODEL: ASSOCIATIONS WITH PROCEDURAL LEARNING AND COGNITIVE FLEXIBILITY
M. H. Lewis, Y. Tanimura
ORAL SESSION 06.4 fMRI OF RESPONSE INHIBITION IN AUTISM
e. anagnostou, J. Fan, L. Soorya, D. Halpern, J. Osowsky, E. Hollander
PS3 POSTER SESSION 3
(Neurochemistry, Neurophysiology, Alternative Medicine, Immunology, Medical, Epilepsy, Sleep, Toxicology, Outcome, Adult, Services, Cognition)
     06/02/2006
     08:00AM-01:00PM
     Jeanne-Mance Room, Level 6
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PS3.1 COPPER-MEDIATED MEMBRANE DAMAGE IN AUTISM
V. Chauhan, A. Chauhan, A. Sheikh, T. Brown, H. Chander
PS3.2 GRAY MATTER METABOLIC DEFICITS IN AUTISM ASSESSED BY PROTON SPECTROSCOPIC IMAGING
T. J. DeVito, D. J. Drost, N. Rajakumar, P. C. Williamson, R. Nicolson*
PS3.3 BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR mRNA LEVELS ARE NOT INCREASED IN FUSIFORM GYRUS OF SUBJECTS WITH AUTISM
K. L. Garcia, G. Yu, D. Garzon, V. S. Chiu, J. Goldberg, P. Szatmari, M. Fahnestock
PS3.4 GLYOXALASE I SNP MOUDLATE GENE EXPRESSION IN AUTISM
M. A. Junaid, S. Kuizon
PS3.5 URINARY EXCRETION OF 5-HYDROXYINDOLEACETIC ACID AND SEROTONIN IN NORMOSEROTONEMIC AND HYPERSEROTONEMIC AUTISTIC INDIVIDUALS
E. J. Mulder, G. M. Anderson, A. Oosterloo-Duinkerken, I. P. Kema, R. B. Minderaa
PS3.6 INCREASE IN PHOSPHOLIPASE A2 ACTIVITY AND CHOLESTEROL: PHOSPHOLIPID MOLAR RATIO IN THE LYMPHOBLASTS OF AUTISM
A. M. Sheikh, A. Chauhan, H. Chander, M. N. Malik, T. Brown, V. Chauhan
PS3.7 PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSIVENESS TO AFFECTIVE STIMULI AMONG THOSE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM.
A. Hillier, A. Carpenter, R. M. Smith, D. Q. Beversdorf
PS3.8 PRE-SLEEP EEG IN HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS
C. Léveillé, C. Bolduc, É. Limoges, É. Chevrier, L. Mottron, R. Godbout
PS3.9 EVIDENCE FOR THALAMOCORTICAL DYSRHYTHMIA IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN
K. M. Martien, F. Duffy
PS3.10 FAMILIAR AND NOVEL FACE PROCESSING OF ADULTS WITH ASD IN AN ERP STUDY
K. Merkle, S. J. Webb, M. Murias, E. Aylward*, G. Dawson*
PS3.11 Dipole Source Localization of Face Processing in Autism
N. Oskin, K. Merkle, S. Webb, T. Richards, H. Panagiotides, E. Aylward, G. Dawson
PS3.12 SENSORY DYSFUNCTION IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
R. C. Schaaf, T. Benevides, L. J. Miller
PS3.13 DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO CONTROLLED, CROSS-OVER TRIAL OF SUBCUTANEOUS METHYLCOBALAMIN ON BEHAVIORAL AND METABOLIC MEASURES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS
R. Hendren, L. J. Deprey, N. Brule, R. Rafidi, S. Sepehri
PS3.14 OPEN LABEL STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF EQUILIB NUTRIENT ON BEHAVIORAL MEASURES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
S. Sepehri, N. D. Brule, R. L. Hendren
PS3.15 CONTROVERSIAL TREATMENTS FOR AUTISM IN THE POPULAR MEDIA
J. M. Wick, T. Smith
PS3.16 Decreased transforming growth factor beta1 in autism: A potential link between immune dysregulation and impairment in social interactions.
P. Ashwood, C. Kwong, P. Krakowiak, S. Ozonoff, J. Van de Water
PS3.17 B-CELLS FROM NON-VERBAL AUTISM PATIENTS HAVE ELEVATED LEVELS OF SPONTANEOUS APOPTOSIS COMPARED TO VERBAL AUTISM AND CONTROL PATIENTS
D. S. Baskin, C. L. Minchew, V. V. Didenko
PS3.18 INCREASED HEAT SHOCK PROTEINS 90 AND 60 ANTIBODIES IN THE SERUM OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
H. CHANDER, A. CHAUHAN, I. L. COHEN, T. BROWN, A. SHEIKH, E. JENKINS, V. CHAUHAN
PS3.19 INCREASED SERUM COMPLEMENT C3 / C4 AND ALPHA-1-ANTICHYMOTRYPSIN LEVELS IN AUTISM
A. Chauhan, P. D. Mehta, I. L. Cohen, M. Barshatzky, T. Brown, V. Chauhan
PS3.20 PROTEOMIC MASS SPECTROMETRY ANALYSIS OF SERUM IN AUTISM: IDENTIFICATION OF IMMUNE-RELATED PROTEINS
B. A. Corbett, A. Kantor, F. Sharp, H. Schulman, C. Becker, W. Walker, L. Lit, D. G. Amaral
PS3.21 AUTISM AND THE OCCURRENCE OF SUBTHROMBOTIC ACTIVATION OF COAGULATION
H. H. Harrison, R. D. Melmed, T. A. Grebe, S. M. Stephens, S. E. Ober-Reynolds, J. E. Kirwan, D. E. Berg, L. H. Berg, D. Stephan
PS3.22 ELEVATED TH1/TH2 CYTOKINES WITHOUT A REGULATORY IL-10 RESPONSE IN CHILDREN WITH ASD
C. A. Molloy, A. L. Morrow, J. Meinzen-Derr, K. Dienger, P. Manning-Courtney, M. Altaye, M. Wills-Karp
PS3.23 IMMUNE GLOBULIN ORAL (HUMAN): IMPROVEMENT IN GASTROINTESTINAL DYSFUNCTION AND BEHAVIOR IN AUTISM
C. Schneider
PS3.24 DETECTION OF AUTOANTIBODIES TO NEURAL CELLS IN THE PLASMA OF PATIENTS WITH AUTISM
S. Wills, P. Ashwood, J. Bennet, D. Amaral, J. Van de Water*
PS3.25 FETAL TESTOSTERONE AND AUTISTIC TRAITS
B. W. Auyeung, S. Baron-Cohen, E. Chapman, R. Knickmeyer, K. Taylor, G. Hackett
PS3.26 NO EVIDENCE OF PERSISTING MEASLES VIRUS IN PERIPHERAL BLOOD MONONUCLEAR CELLS FROM CHILDREN WITH AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER
Y. L. D'Souza, E. Fombonne, B. J. Ward
PS3.27 ELEVATED RATES OF ANDROGEN-RELATED DISORDERS IN WOMEN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM CONDITIONS
E. Ingudomnukul, S. Baron-Cohen, S. Wheelwright, R. Knickmeyer
PS3.28 BODYMASS INDEX IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND TYPICAL CONTROLS
C. J. Newschaffer, L. Lee
PS3.29 Supplements for Children with Autism
P. Stewart, E. Healy, J. T. Foley, E. Blakely, R. Peck, D. D. Morris, S. L. Hyman
PS3.30 PERSISTENT ILEAL MEASLES VIRUS IN A LARGE COHORT OF REGRESSIVE AUTISTIC CHILDREN WITH ILEOCOLITIS AND LYMPHONODULAR HYPERPLASIA: REVISITATION OF AN EARLIER STUDY
S. Walker, K. Hepner, J. Segal, A. Krigsman
PS3.32 THE RELATIONSHIP OF EPILEPSY AND IQ IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AND NON-SPECTRUM DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY.
S. J. Spence, R. Caplan, A. N. Sullivan, S. K. Qui, G. O. Kaite, C. Lord
PS3.33 EEG CORRELATES OF LOW DREAM EMOTIONS IN ADULTS WITH AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS
A. Daoust, F. Lusignan , C. M. Braun, L. Mottron, R. Godbout
PS3.34 CONDUCTING SUCCESSFUL POLYSOMNOGRAMS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
L. M. Henderson, K. L. Adkins, P. L. Howard, M. L. Harvey, S. G. McGrew, W. L. Stone, B. A. Malow
PS3.35 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICALS AS A POSSIBLE CAUSE OF AUTISM AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS: MONKEY BEHAVIOR RESEARCH
Y. Kuroda, T. Negishi, T. Takasuga, T. Shoda, J. Kimura-Kuroda, T. Tashiro, Y. Yoshikawa
PS3.36 A STUDY OF MERCURY LEVELS IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM USING LABORATORY ANALYSIS OF HAIR SAMPLES
P. G. Williams, J. Hersh, L. L. Sears
PS3.37 Young Adult Outcome of Autism Spectrum Disorders
L. C. Eaves, H. H. Ho
PS3.38 EFFECTIVENESS OF INTENSIVE BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTION IN A LARGE-SCALE COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
N. L. Freeman, A. Perry
PS3.39 ASSESSING PARENT-TRAINING INTERVENTION OUTCOMES USING PARENT-CHILD INTERACTION SAMPLES
C. Hambly, F. Brosseau-Lapré, L. Tidmarsh, E. Fombonne
PS3.40 INDEPENDENCE OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS DURING ADOLESCENCE
R. A. Harrington, L. Lee, C. J. Newschaffer
PS3.41 EARLY COMPREHENSIVE INTERVENTIONS FOR CHIDLREN WITH AUTISM: A META-ANALYSIS
N. Hourmanesh, W. R. Jenson, J. Kircher, W. McMahon, L. Tuesday-Heathfield
PS3.42 OCCURRENCE OF SPONTANEOUS SOCIAL INITIATIONS CORRELATES WITH FREQUENCY OF ERROR-FREE INTERACTIONS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
H. C. Huckabee, T. Aper, E. L. Roths
PS3.43 A COMPARISON OF OPTIMAL OUTCOME CHILDREN WITH A HISTORY OF AUTISM TO HIGH-FUNCTIONING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
E. Kelley, L. R. Naigles, D. Fein
PS3.44 AUTISM IN ADULTHOOD - Preliminary Data
L. Stern, L. Meng, K. Moxness, E. Fombonne
PS3.45 USE OF THE ADOS AMONG CLINICAL AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS
N. Akshoomoff, C. Corsello
PS3.46 DECISION MAKING PATTERNS OF MOTHERS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
K. Hume
PS3.47 AUTISMCONNECTS: A VIRTUAL COMMUNITY OF AUTISM STAKEHOLDERS
M. F. Huntley, M. Spoelstra, M. S. Lewis, H. Anisman, K. Matheson, J. J. Holden, . ASD-CARC
PS3.48 Including Students with Autism in the General Education Setting: Program Development and Evaluation
C. I. Magyar, V. Pandolfi
PS3.49 THE INTEGRATION OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IN REGULAR SETTINGS FOLLOWING AN ABA PROGRAM : RESULTS FROM AN OUTCOME MONITORING STUDY
K. Moxness, C. Mercier, N. Cusson, M. Chrétien, G. Boyer
PS3.50 FACILITATING PARENT-CHILD INTERACTION IN AUTISM: A PILOT STUDY TESTING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AN EXPERIMENTAL PARENT-TRAINING INTERVENTION
M. Siller, M. Sigman, A. Chinchilla, T. Hutman, E. Jimenez
PS3.52 FACTORS PREDICTING DELAY IN SEEKING SERVICES AMONG EARLY INTERVENTION REFERRALS
A. M. Warszawa, J. Pinto-Martin, L. M. Young, E. Giarelli, S. Levy
PS3.53 To what extent do processes of attending, remembering, learning and inferring contribute to cue comprehension difficulties in autism?
C. S. Ames, C. Jarrold
PS3.54 ADAPTABILITY AND COGNITIVE STYLE: TWO DIMENSIONS TO THE CHARACTERISATION OF CENTRAL COHERENCE IN TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT AND ASD
R. D. Booth, F. G. Happé
PS3.55 Memory interference in individuals with Asperger's syndrome.
D. Bowler, J. M. Gardiner, S. B. Gaigg
PS3.56 FOETAL TESTOSTERONE LEVELS PREDICT EMPATHY SKILLS IN CHILDREN
E. L. Chapman, S. Baron-Cohen, B. Auyeung, R. Knickmeyer, K. Taylor, G. Hackett
PS3.57 THE DETECTION OF HIGH BUT IMPERFECT ENVIRONMENTAL CONTINGENCIES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
J. Coolican, S. E. Bryson
PS3.58 THEORY OF MIND AND SYMPTOMOTOLOGY IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT
M. K. DeRamus, A. Peltz, L. G. Klinger, M. R. Klinger
PS3.59 Self-awareness in autism spectrum disorder, Pattern of accuracy in memory performance judgements
M. E. Eriksen, F. Happe'
PS3.60 WHAT AFFECTS OUR MEMORY OF PHOTOS? DO INDIVIDUALS WITH ASD REMEMBER PHOTOS DIFFERENTLY?
M. Freeth, D. Ropar, P. Mitchell, P. Chapman
PS3.61 The effect of arousal on learning and memory in Asperger's syndrome
S. B. Gaigg, D. M. Bowler
PS3.62 DO INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM PROCESS CATEGORIES DIFFERENTLY? THE EFFECT OF TYPICALITY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXPERTISE
H. Gastgeb, M. S. Strauss, N. J. Minshew
PS3.63 Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Wechsler Scales in High Functionng Autism
G. Goldstein, N. Minshew, D. Williams, F. Volkmar, A. Klin
PS3.64 IMITIATION SKILLS CORRELATED WITH COGNITIVE & ADAPTIVE ABILITIES BUT NOT SYMPTOMS IN AUTISTIC DISORDER (AD)
D. E. Hill, B. R. Lopez, R. J. Thoma, J. D. Lewine
PS3.65 Subjective perception does not modulate early visual processing of ambiguous pictures in High Functioning Autistic individuals
B. Jemel, A. Hosein, J. A. Burack, L. Mottron
PS3.66 Visual Gaze in Exogenous Orienting in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
C. Klein, L. Glover, M. R. Klinger, L. G. Klinger
PS3.67 AUTOMATIC AND CONTROLLED SEMANTIC PRIMING IN PERSONS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AND TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT
M. R. Klinger, C. Klein, L. Klinger, X. Sonnerat
PS3.68 HIGH FUNCTIONING INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SHOW EXCESSIVE CONTINGENT ATTENTIONAL CAPTURE IN A VISUAL TASK
E. Leblanc, L. Mottron, P. Jolicoeur, J. A. Burack
PS3.69 EPISODIC MEMORY, THEORY OF MIND AND SELF-AWARENESS IN AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER
S. E. Lind, D. M. Bowler
PS3.70 DISCREPANCY BETWEEN VERBAL AND NONVERBAL ABILITIES AND CURRENT SYMPTOM SEVERITY IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
T. Loucas, G. Baird, S. Chandler, T. Charman, E. Simonoff, A. Pickles
PS3.71 SHORT-TERM MEMORY IN ASPERGERS SYNDROME
J. S. Martin, M. Poirier, D. M. Bowler, S. B. Gaigg
PS3.72 UNDERSTANDING THE SYMBOLIC NATURE OF PICTURES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM.
K. H. McFee, J. M. Bebko, A. W. McCrimmon
PS3.73 USE OF A COMPARATIVE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGY TO ASSESS COGNITIVE ABILITIES OF AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER SUBJECTS: WORKING MEMORY TASKS
N. W. Milgram, S. Thiele, C. deRivera, S. KIhattak, D. Pigon, J. Araujo, I. Boutet
PS3.74 CENTRAL COHERNECE THEORY AND MUSIC IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
E. Quintin, A. Bhatara, E. Fombonne, D. J. Levitin
PS3.75 Trait Inference in Autism
R. Ramachandran, D. Ropar, P. Mitchell
PS3.76 VISUAL AND MEMORY SCANNING IN CHILDREN WITH HFA: AN EVENT-RELATED POTENTIAL STUDY
R. Raymaekers, J. R. Wiersema, J. J. van der Meere, H. Roeyers
PS3.77 ASSESSMENT OF HIGHER-ORDER THEORY OF MIND ABILITIES IN ADOLESCENTS WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM
E. G. Smith, L. B. Silverman, L. Bennetto
PS3.78 FACE PROCESSING ABILITIES IN VISUO-CONSTRUCTION TASK IN AUTISM.
M. Thomas, D. Annaz
PS3.79 OBJECT IDENTIFICATION ON THE BASIS OF CONTOUR FRAGMENTS
E. C. Verbeke, K. Neyrinck, P. Bijttebier, J. Steyaert, J. Wagemans
PS3.80 HOW WELL DO CHILDREN WITH ASPERGER'S DISORDER UNDERSTAND THEMSELVES?
L. Vuletic
PS3.81 HIERARCHICAL PERCEPTION IN FREE- AND FORCED-CHOICE CONDITIONS IN PERSONS WITH AUTISM
L. Wang, L. Mottron
PS3.82 ANOTHER'S GAZE-DIRECTION AS A GUIDE OR DISTRACTION DURING DURING A TARGET-TRACKING TASK: THE EFFECTS OF AUTISM.
J. H. Williams, T. Gilbertson, M. S. Plumb, W. D. Andrew, M. M. Mark
PS3.83 PERCEPUAL DISTORTION INDUCED BY DIMENSIONALITY CUES: AN ATTENUATED EFFECT IN AUTISM
p. mitchell, L. Mottron, A. Hosein, D. Ropar, F. Ziegler
KN2 Keynote Address #2
     06/02/2006
     08:30AM-09:30AM
     Grand Salon ABC, Level 4
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KN2. Imitation Difficulties in Autism: Findings and Potential Mechanisms
S. J. Rogers
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #3 A PRIMER ON NEUROIMAGING STUDIES OF AUTISM: KEY CONCEPTS AND STATE-OF-THE-ART FINDINGS
     06/02/2006
     09:50AM-11:30AM
     Grand Salon AB, Level 4
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INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #3.2 Key Concepts in Functional Neuroimaging in Atypical Development: Application to Autism
S. Bookheimer
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #3.3 A Developmental Perspective on Structural Imaging in Autism
H. Hazlett
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #3.4 Cortical Underconnectivity in Autism
M. Just
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #4 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY IN AUTISM: RESEARCH CONSIDERATIONS, CURRENT FINDINGS & FUTURE DIRECTIONS
     06/02/2006
     09:50AM-11:30AM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #4.1 Medication Use in Autism versus Evidence
M. Aman
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #4.2 Research Considerations
L. Scahill
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #4.3 Future Directions
E. Hollander
ORAL SESSION 07 EARLY DIAGNOSIS
     06/02/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Grand Salon AB, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 07.1 Developmental Patterns of Gesture Use in Infants With Autism Spectrum Disorders
E. R. Crais, L. R. Watson, G. T. Baranek, B. A. Boyd, H. L. Miller, K. P. Wilson
ORAL SESSION 07.2 COMPARISON OF OLD AND NEW ADOS ALGORITHMS IN THE CLASSIFICATION OF INFANT SIBLINGS
I. M. Smith, S. Bryson, L. Zwaigenbaum, J. Brian, W. Roberts, P. Szatmari, K. Gotham
ORAL SESSION 07.3 DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AND OTHER DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IN CHILDREN WHO FAILED A SCREENING INSTRUMENT FOR ASD
P. Ventola, J. Kleinman, J. Pandey, L. Wilson, E. Esser, H. Boorstein, S. Sutera, A. Verbalis, M. Rosenthal, T. Dumont-Mathieu, G. Marshia, M. Barton, S. Hodgson, J. Green, D. Robins, F. Volkmar, K. Chawarska, T. Babitz, D. Fein
ORAL SESSION 07.4 Comparison of the First Year Inventory and the Autism Observation Scale for Infants in 12-month old siblings of children with autism
G. T. Baranek, L. Zwaigenbaum, J. S. Reznick, L. R. Watson, E. R. Crais, S. Bryson
ORAL SESSION 08 PERCEPTION
     06/02/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 08.1 MECHANISMS UNDERLYING SUPERIOR VISUAL SEARCH IN AUTISM
R. M. Joseph, B. Keehn, C. Connolly
ORAL SESSION 08.2 Do Children With Autism Display the "Pop-Out" Effect?
S. E. Morgan, W. L. Stone
ORAL SESSION 08.3 DOTS BUZZING AROUND? PERCEPTION OF BIOLOGICAL MOTION IN AUTISM.
D. Annaz, A. Remington, E. Milne, R. Campbell, M. Coleman, J. Swettenham
ORAL SESSION 08.4 COGNITIVE MECHANISMS, SPECIFICITY AND NEURAL UNDERPINNINGS OF THE BLOCK DESIGN PEAK IN AUTISM
L. MOTTRON, M. CARON
ORAL SESSION 09 GENETIC: FAMILY & TWIN STUDIES
     06/02/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Hospitality Room, Level 5
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ORAL SESSION 09.1 THE BROADER PHENOTYPE IN PARENTS AND SIBLINGS OF AFFECTED RELATIVE PAIRS WITH PDD
J. Parr, S. Wallace, M. de Jonge , H. Van Engeland , A. Le Couteur , M. Rutter , A. Pickles, A. Bailey
ORAL SESSION 09.2 DETERMINING THE HERITABILITY OF EARLY AUTISM MARKERS BY SCREENING A STATEWIDE TWIN SAMPLE
R. L. Hefter, E. K. Kees, C. L. Arneson, M. A. Gernsbacher, H. H. Goldsmith
ORAL SESSION 09.3 FAMILIALITY OF LANGUAGE PHENOTYPES IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.
L. Zwaigenbaum, J. Goldberg, P. Szatmari, E. Deveau
ORAL SESSION 09.4 Autism Genome Project
. Autism Genome Project
PS4 POSTER SESSION 4
(Genetic Studies (Family), Broader Phenotype, Structural Imaging, Brain Structure/Neuroanatomy, Emotion/Faces)
     06/02/2006
     01:00PM-06:00PM
     Jeanne-Mance Room, Level 6
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PS4.1 OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE SYMPTOMS IN FAMILY MEMBERS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
B. L. Andriole, H. Schmidt, J. Gray, L. Brzustowicz, C. Cartwright
PS4.2 FREQUENCY OF FRAGILE X IN MULTIPLEX AUTISM: TESTING AGRE FAMILIES.
W. T. BROWN, S. L. Nolin, C. S. Dobkin, G. S. Houck, A. Glicksman, S. J. Spence, D. H. Geschwind
PS4.3 ASSOCIATION OF AUTISM WITH GABRA4 and GABRB1 IN MULTIPLE ETHNIC GROUPS WITH SEIZURES AS A STRATIFYING PHENOTYPE
A. L. Collins, D. Ma, P. L. Whitehead, E. R. Martin, H. H. Wright, R. K. Abramson, J. P. Hussman, J. L. Haines, M. L. Cuccaro, J. R. Gilbert, M. A. Pericak-Vance
PS4.4 HIGH DENSITY ASSOCIATION ANALYSIS OF A LARGE COHORT OF GENES INVOLVED IN NEURONAL MIGRATION AND SYNAPTOGENESIS IN AGRE FAMILIES
J. A. Duvall, J. L. Stone, R. M. Cantor, S. F. Nelson, D. H. Geschwind
PS4.5 THE STRUCTURE OF THE AUTISM SYMPTOM PHENOTYPE: A PROPOSED MULTIDIMENSIONAL MODEL
S. Georgiades, P. Szatmari, L. Zwaigenbaum, E. Duku, S. Bryson, W. Roberts, J. Goldberg, W. Mahoney
PS4.6 LEVEL OF FUNCTIONING IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: PHENOTYPIC CONGRUENCE AMONG AFFECTED SIBLINGS
R. P. Goin-Kochel, C. A. Mazefsky, B. P. Riley, A.
PS4.7 Genomic Screening for Peripheral Biomarkers of Autism in Lymphoblastoid Cell LInes from Monozygotic Twins Discordant in Severity of Autistic Disorder
V. W. Hu, B. C. Frank, N. H. Lee, J. Quackenbush
PS4.8 The Hunt for Autism Susceptibility Genes: A Resource & Roadmap for the Future
C. M. Lajonchere, A. Consortium
PS4.9 A COMPARISON OF GENOMEWIDE LINKAGE RESULTS FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS USING DIFFERENT DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA
M. Liu, C. Chrysler, P. Szatmari, L. Zwaigenbaum, A. D. Paterson
PS4.10 Whole Genome SNP linkage screen in extended autism families shows significant evidence for linkage to chromosome 12q14.2 in male only families.
D. Ma, J. Jaworski, R. K. Abramson, H. H. Wright, M. L. Cuccaro, J. R. Gilbert, J. L. Haines, M. A. Pericak-Vance
PS4.11 MDR-PHENOMICS COMBINES CLINICAL AND GENETIC INFORMATION TO IDENTIFY GENES IN AUTISM
E. R. Martin, H. Mei, J. R. Gilbert, M. A. Pericak-Vance, M. L. Cuccaro
PS4.12 GENETIC EFFECTS FOR PREDICTORS OF ABA TREATMENT SUCCESS
C. A. Mazefsky, R. P. Goin-Kochel, B. Riley, M. C. Neale, H. H. Maes, A.
PS4.13 FUNCTIONAL EPIGENOMICS IN AUTISM
R. K. Pullarkat
PS4.14 WHAT PARENTS, TEACHERS AND CHILDREN CAN TELL US ABOUT DIFFERENT AUTISTIC TRAITS: A TWIN STUDY
A. Ronald, F. Happé, R. Plomin
PS4.15 EXAMINATION OF LAMB1 AND EN2 AS CANDIDATE GENES
D. A. Skaar, J. M. Jaworski, J. L. Benton, E. R. Martin, H. H. Wright, R. K. Abramson, M. L. Cuccaro, J. R. Gilbert, M. A. Pericak-Vance*
PS4.16 HIGH DENSITY SCREEN FOR ASSOCIATION TO AUTISM COVERING REGION OF LINKAGE TO CHROMOSOME 5
J. L. Stone, B. Merriman, D. H. Geschwind, S. F. Nelson
PS4.17 THE BROADER PHENOTYPE IN 10-MONTH OLD INFANT SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
L. J. Carver, J. P. McCleery, S. R. Reed, K. M. Burner, L. M. Tully, K. R. Dobkins
PS4.18 DEVELOPMENTAL TRAJECTORIES OF QUANTITATIVE COMPONENTS OF THE AUTISTIC SYNDROME
J. N. Constantino, A. M. Abbacchi, L. Givens, M. Arvin, T. Gray, R. D. Todd
PS4.19 COGNITIVE AND LANGUAGE SKILLS OF SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AT THE AGE OF 7 YEARS.
I. Gamliel, N. Yirmiya, M. Sigman
PS4.20 PHYSICAL FINDINGS IN AUTISTIC DISORDER
T. A. Grebe, S. E. Ober-Reynolds, S. M. Stephens, R. C. Bay, J. E. Kirwan, J. J. Jones, R. D. Melmed
PS4.21 Behavior and Sensory Interests Interview
E. Hanson, L. Jackson, E. Baroni, R. Hundley, J. Ware
PS4.22 SOCIO-COMMUNICATIVE DEFICITS OF CHILDREN WITH WILLIAMS SYNDROME WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM ADOS CLASSIFICATIONS
B. P. Klein-Tasman, K. D. Phillips
PS4.23 Measuring Social Traits Of The Autism Phenotype In Multiplex And Extended Pedigree Family Members
L. Krasny, H. Block, J. S. Miller, H. Coon, M. Farley, M. E. Villalobos, M. A. Ashcraft, D. Siniscalchi, W. M. McMahon
PS4.24 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE LANGUAGE ABILITIES OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND THEIR FIRST-DEGREE RELATIVES
K. A. Lindgren, S. E. Folstein, J. B. Tomblin, H. Tager-Flusberg
PS4.25 INVESTIGATING THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL BASIS OF THE BROAD AUTISM PHENOTYPE
M. Losh, J. Piven
PS4.26 NEURAL CORRELATES OF FACE PROCESSING IN INFANT SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
J. P. McCleery, K. M. Burner, K. R. Dobkins, L. J. Carver
PS4.27 INVESTIGATING THE RELATION BETWEEN SOCIO-COMMUNICATIVE DEFICITS AND INTELLECTUAL AND LANGUAGE ABILITIES IN CHILDREN WITH WILLIAMS SYNDROME USING THE AUTISM DIAGNOSTIC OBSERVATION SCALE (ADOS)
R. H. McNally, B. P. Klein-Tasman, J. E. Angela, R. Susan, P. D. Kristin, M. B. Carolyn
PS4.28 Language difficulties in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders: the role of phonological short-term memory
N. G. Riches, T. Loucas, G. Baird
PS4.29 ALEXITHYMIA IN PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
P. Szatmari, J. Goldberg, L. Zwaigenbaum, S. Georgiades, E. Duku
PS4.30 EARLY SOCIAL AND COMMUNICATION IMPAIRMENTS IN YOUNG SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
K. Toth, G. Dawson, M. Andrew, G. Jessica, F. Deborah
PS4.31 Behavioral correlates of diffusion changes in the amygdala in autism.
N. Hadjikhani, J. Snyder, R. Joseph, H. Tager-Flusberg, D. Manoach, K. Thakkar, D. Tuch, B. de Gelder
PS4.32 AGENESIS OF THE CORPUS CALLOSUM AND AUTISTIC DISORDER: A CASE REPORT
S. Herguner, N. M. Mukaddes
PS4.33 STRUCTURAL MRI OF THE BASAL GANGLIA IN AUTISM
M. Langen, S. Durston, W. G. Staal, S. J. Palmen, H. van Engeland
PS4.34 EXPLORING STRUCTURAL BRAIN DIFFERENCES IN ASPERGER SYNDROME
K. Ruparelia, S. Tsermentseli, J. V. Spencer, J. M. O'Brien
PS4.35 INCREASED RESTRICTED DIFFUSION IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
D. Ben Bashat, V. Kronfeld, A. Even, D. Tzachor, Y. Levy, L. Ben Sira
PS4.36 NEUROINFORMATICS IN AUTISM RESEARCH: THE AUTISM TISSUE PROGRAM DATA PORTAL
M. B. Brimacombe, J. Pickett, R. Pickett
PS4.37 INCREASED WHITE MATTER VOLUME IS CORRELATED WITH GREATER POSTCENTRAL SULCAL COMPLEXITY IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM, DLD, AND CONTROLS
C. K. Deutsch, D. A. Ziegler, N. Braun, S. Hodge, N. Makris, M. R. Herbert
PS4.38 A CASE-CONTROL 3.0 TESLA MRI MORPHOMETRIC STUDY OF AUTISM WITH AND WITHOUT ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
J. T. Elison, E. Bigler, J. S. Miller, J. Lu, E. Jeong, J. E. Lainhart
PS4.39 DOES AMYGDALA SIZE DIFFER IN INDIVIDUALS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM COMPARED TO TYPICALLY DEVELOPING INDIVIDUALS?: A META-ANALYSIS
J. L. Frymiare, R. L. Hefter, H. H. Goldsmith, M. A. Gernsbacher
PS4.40 BRAIN VOLUME IN PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
J. Goldberg, P. SzatmariLonnie, L. Zwaigenbaum, G. B. Hall
PS4.41 THE ANATOMY OF PERISYLVIAN LANGUAGE CORTEX IN AUTISM
T. A. Knaus, K. A. Lindgren, A. M. Silver, H. Tager-Flusberg
PS4.42 Increased Volume in the Corpus Callosum: An MRI Case Study of Aspergers Disorder in a Female Adult
K. M. McVearry, M. Janes, A. Worth
PS4.43 AGE-RELATED MICROSTRUCTURAL DIFFERENCES IN LIMBIC WHITE MATTER IN INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM
B. M. Nacewicz, E. M. McAuliff, K. M. Dalton, M. A. Lazar, A. L. Alexander, R. J. Davidson
PS4.44 Oxidative stress-induced, isomer-specific GFAP modification in the autistic cerebellum
E. M. Sajdel-Sulkowska, B. Lipinski
PS4.45 INFOLDING OF PREFRONTAL CORTEX IN AUTISM: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY
K. H. Taber, M. E. Brandt, D. A. Pearson, K. A. Loveland
PS4.46 Structural integrity of white matter fiber tracts in ventral cortex in autism
C. P. Thomas, K. Humphreys, K. Jung, N. Minshew, M. Behrmann
PS4.47 FUNCTIONAL STATUS OF THE CEREBELLAR INTERNEURONS AND PURKINJE CELLS IN AUTISTIC BRAIN
J. R. Yip, J. Soghomonian, M. L. Bauman, T. L. Kemper, G. J. Blatt
PS4.48 BRAIN ABNORMALITIES DETECTED IN PATIENTS WITH NON-SYNDROMIC AUTISM: REPORT FROM 152 MRIs
n. boddaert, n. chabane, i. meresse, a. philippe, l. robel, m. bourgeois, m. mouren, c. barthelemy, l. laurier, a. munnich, f. brunelle, y. samson, m. zilbovicius
PS4.49 THE AMYGDALA-HIPPOCAMPAL REGION IN AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER : A sMRI STUDY.
e. m. daly, B. Hallahan, F. Toal, S. Curran, D. Robertson, C. Murphy, E. Loth, F. Happe, P. Bolton, Q. Deeley, K. Murphy, D. g. Murphy
PS4.50 Brain volumes in patients with Autistic Spectrum Disorders compared to controls
B. hallahan, E. Daly, F. O'Brien, F. Toal, G. McAlonen, V. Raj, C. Murphy, S. Hales, E. Loth, K. Murphy, D. Murphy
PS4.51 Auditory Perception of Spoken Emotion in Children with Aspergers and Higher Functioning Autism
R. K. Abramson, K. F. Baker, PhD, A. Mongtomery, PhD, E. Frank, PhD, S. A. Ravan, MS, A. V. Hall, PhD, M. L. Cuccaro, PhD, M. A. Pericak-Vance, PhD, H. H. Wright, PhD
PS4.52 HERES LOOKING AT YOU: AN EYE-TRACKING STUDY OF GAZE IN AUTISM SPECTRUM CONDITIONS
C. Ashwin, B. Wicker, S. Baron-Cohen
PS4.53 TYPICAL EMOTION PROCESSING FOR CARTOON BUT NOT FOR REAL FACES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
D. Bastard Rosset, C. Rondan, B. Assouline, M. Clément, D. Da Fonseca, D. Christine
PS4.54 HOW WELL DO INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM IDENTIFY GENDER WHEN SHOWN EYE AND MOUTH REGIONS?
C. A. Best, M. S. Strauss, N. J. Minshew
PS4.55 EMOTIONAL COGNITION IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (ASD): IS MUSIC A DOMAIN OF SPARED ABILITY?
A. K. Bhatara, E. M. Quintin, E. Fombonne, D. J. Levitin
PS4.56 INCREASING COMFORT VIEWING HUMAN FACES WITH STRUCTURED COMPUTER PRESENTATION
C. B. Browne, M. W. Baldwin
PS4.57 IMPAIRMENTS IN PRIMATE AND HUMAN FACE RECOGNITION IN 2-YEAR-OLD TODDLERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY
K. Chawarska, J. Latz, J. Buchanan, P. Ogston, F. Volkmar
PS4.58 FACE PROCESSING IN 6-MONTH-OLD INFANT SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
A. Dijamco, M. Sigman
PS4.60 DO TODDLERS WITH AUTISM UNDERSTAND THE REFERENTIAL NATURE OF EMOTIONS?
R. Griffin, S. Baron-Cohen
PS4.61 EMOTION PROCESSING AND SPATIAL FREQUENCY IN ADULTS WITH AUTISTIC SYNDROME DISORDERS
B. Hubert, L. Mottron, P. Vuilleumier, F. Samson, C. Deruelle
PS4.62 IMPLICIT FACE PERCEPTION IN AUTISM.
B. M. Keehn, C. Connolly, R. Joseph
PS4.63 PROFILING FACE AND EMOTION PROCESSING ABILITIES IN HIGH AND LOW FUNCTIONING ADOLESCENTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
A. J. Marsden, C. Jones, J. Tregay, F. Happé, G. Baird, E. Simonoff, A. Pickles, T. Charman
PS4.64 RAPID MIMICRY OF EMOTION FACES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
E. J. Moody, B. M. Paula, D. N. McIntosh, L. J. Mann, S. L. Hepburn
PS4.65 DETECTING FACIAL MOVEMENT IN AUTISM
M. S. Plumb, A. D. Wilson, J. Williams, B. C. Jones, L. M. de Bruine, M. Mon-Williams
PS4.66 THE DEVELOPMENT OF EMOTION RECOGNITION IN INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM: ARE CHILDREN MORE PROFICIENT THAN ADULTS?
K. M. Rump, M. S. Strauss, N. J. Minshew
PS4.67 VISUAL SCANNING AND EMOTION RECOGNITION OF SOCIAL SCENES IN AUTISM
N. J. Sasson, J. Piven, R. Hurley, N. Tsuchiya
PS4.68 HOW DO CHILDREN WITH AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS LEARN NEW FACES?
R. Wilson, M. Blades, O. Pascalis
PS4.69 A COMPUTER-BASED BATTERY TO ASSESS FACE PROCESSING SKILLS IN INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
J. M. Wolf, C. Klaiman, K. Koenig, C. Brown, J. W. Tanaka, R. T. Schultz
ORAL SESSION 10 EARLY DETECTION
     06/02/2006
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ORAL SESSION 10.1 PREDICTIVE VALIDITY OF THE AUTISM OBSERVATION SCALE FOR INFANTS
J. A. Brian, L. Zwaigenbaum, S. E. Bryson, W. Roberts, P. Szatmari, I. Smith
ORAL SESSION 10.2 SOCIAL COMMUNICATION PROFILES OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS IN THE SECOND AND THIRD YEARS OF LIFE
A. M. Wetherby, L. Morgan, N. Watt, S. Shumway, R. Niehus, R. Petrak, S. Risi, C. Lord
ORAL SESSION 10.3 MEASURES OF REPETITIVE BEHAVIORS USING THE CSBS DP IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS IN THE SECOND AND THIRD YEARS OF LIFE
L. Morgan, A. M. Wetherby, A. Barber, R. Petrak, S. Qiu, S. Risi, C. Lord
ORAL SESSION 10.4 Early ID of Autism
D. M. Casenhiser, S. Shanker, S. Greenspan, L. Bayrami
ORAL SESSION 11 INSTRUMENTS
     06/02/2006
     02:50PM-04:10PM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 11.1 A NEW MEASURE FOR IMAGINATION WITHIN THE ADOS.
E. J. Honey, K. McClintock, H. R. McConachie, S. R. Leekam
ORAL SESSION 11.2 THE PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES OF THE PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER BEHAVIOR INVENTORY WITH CHILDREN ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
C. J. Gray, G. L. Burns
ORAL SESSION 11.3 Development of the Q-CHAT, a Revised Screening Instrument for Autism Spectrum Conditions in Toddlers Between 18 - 24 Months
C. Allison, S. Baron-Cohen, S. Wheelwright, T. Charman, C. Brayne
ORAL SESSION 11.4 Measuring ASD Severity with Calibrated Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Scores
K. O. Gotham, S. Risi, C. Lord
ORAL SESSION 12 GENETIC STUDIES: CYTOGENETIC & MOLECULAR
     06/02/2006
     02:50PM-04:10PM
     Hospitality Room, Level 5
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ORAL SESSION 12.1 IDENTIFICATION OF AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE GENES FOR FAMILIAL AUTISM AND MENTAL RETARDATION.
E. M. Morrow, S. Yoo, R. J. Ferland, R. S. Hill, A. Bodell, K. A. Apse, S. Al-Saad, A. Hashmi, S. Balkhy, G. Gascon, S. Herguner, N. M. Mukaddes, R. M. Joseph, E. LeClair, L. A. Rappaport, J. Ware, C. A. Walsh
ORAL SESSION 12.2 REDUCED MECP2 EXPRESSION IS FREQUENT IN AUTISM FRONTAL CORTEX AND CORRELATES WITH ABERRANT MECP2 PROMOTER METHYLATION
R. P. Nagarajan, M. R. Martin, A. R. Hogart, J. M. LaSalle
ORAL SESSION 12.3 Analysis of Epigenetic Control of MECP2 in Autism.
M. Shinawi, . Montz, Y. Jiang, R. Stevenson, A. L. Beaudet
ORAL SESSION 12.4 MICRODELETIONS AND MICRODUPLICATIONS IN SUBJECTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
P. Malenfant, X. Liu, C. L. Hall, M. Koochek, Y. Qiao, C. Harvard, A. E. Chudley, E. Rajcan-Separovic, S. M. Lewis, J. J. Holden, . ASD-CARC
PS5 POSTER SESSION 5
(Motor Development, Neuropsychology, Language, Non-Verbal Communication, Perception, Social Behavior)
     06/03/2006
     08:00AM-01:00PM
     Jeanne-Mance Room, Level 6
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PS5.1 INVESTIGATING INTERNAL MODELS THROUGH A MOTOR IMAGERY PARADIGM IN ADOLESCENTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
S. Choudhury, T. Charman, S. Blakemore
PS5.2 IMPACT OF SENSORY PROCESSING AND MOTOR SKILLS ON DAILY LIVING SKILLS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
M. Couture, E. Jasmin, E. Gisel, E. Fombonne, G. Reid
PS5.3 MOTOR DEFICITS CONTRIBUTE TO, BUT DO NOT ENTIRELY ACCOUNT FOR, DYSPRAXIA IN AUTISM
M. A. Dziuk, J. C. Gidley Larson, A. Apostu, E. Mahone, M. B. Denckla, S. H. Mostofsky
PS5.4 POSTURAL CONROL IN AUTISM
K. A. Fournier, K. J. Radonovich, M. D. Tillman, J. W. Chow
PS5.5 NORMAL ADAPTATION IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IN TASKS REQUIRING THE CEREBELLUM
J. C. Gidley Larson, A. J. Bastian, O. Donchin, R. Shadmehr, S. H. Mostofsky
PS5.6 IMITATION AND THE MIRROR NEURON SYSTEM IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN
E. K. Kees, N. A. Krause, R. J. Hopsicker, H. H. Goldsmith, M. A. Gernsbacher
PS5.7 Developmental Dyspraxia Is Not Limited to Imitation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
S. Mostofsky, P. Dubey, V. K. Jerath, M. C. Goldberg, M. B. Denckla
PS5.8 IMPAIRED MOTOR LEARNING IN CHILDREN WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM
M. B. Roeder, J. C. Gidley Larson, M. Dzuik, A. Apostu, S. H. Mostofsky
PS5.9 Development of a Gross Motor Task to Assess Motor Planning of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
K. Staples, G. Reid
PS5.10 A DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS OF MOTOR DELAYS AND DEFICITS IN AUTISTIC INDIVIDUALS FROM A LARGE FAMILIAL IDIOPATHIC AUTISM SAMPLE FROM THE AUTISM GENETIC RESOURCE EXCHANGE (AGRE).
M. M. Swaine, D. O. Black, S. J. Spence
PS5.11 USE OF ICE PACKS TO REDUCE SELF-INJURY IN A YOUNG CHILD WITH AUTISM
T. N. Aper, H. C. Huckabee
PS5.12 ANALYSIS OF THE PUTATIVE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN ASPERGER SYNDROME AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM
J. Beckett, K. DeOrnellas
PS5.13 REPETITIVE BEHAVIORS AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
A. Della Rosa, D. Black, G. Lisa, G. Wallace, A. Schropp, P. Lee, L. Kenworthy
PS5.14 SLEEP AND PERFORMANCE IN AUTISM
É. Limoges, C. Bolduc , L. Mottron, R. Godbout
PS5.15 Top-down modulation in autism spectrum disorders: the influence of prior knowledge on attention and memory
E. Loth, F. G. Happé
PS5.16 PREFRONTAL-LIMBIC DYSFUNCTION AND SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL PERFORMANCE IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH AUTISM.
K. A. Loveland, J. Bachevalier, D. A. Pearson, D. M. Lane, S. Reddoch
PS5.17 NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDER- NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED AND HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM
S. M. McCracken, G. L. Wallace, A. Della Rosa, A. Schropp, I. Levy, L. Gilotty, L. Kenworthy
PS5.18 COMPARING AND CONTRASTING EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING IN CHILDREN WITH ADHD AND AUTISM
S. R. Powers, W. Walker, B. A. Corbett
PS5.19 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AND NON-VERBAL LEARNING DISABILITY: SIMILAR, OVERLAPPING OR COMORBID CONDITIONS?
H. Roeyers, S. Verté, J. Bachot
PS5.20 Executive Dysfunction in Children with Asperger Syndrome
V. N. Salimpoor, M. E. Desrocher, J. Bebko
PS5.21 AN EXAMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ATTENTIONAL LOAD AND SOCIAL FUNCTIONING IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH AUTISM
A. B. Schropp, J. James, P. Lee, L. Gilotty, G. Wallace, D. Black, L. Kenworthy, A. Della Rosa
PS5.22 FIXATION BEHAVIOR IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH AUTISM: PASSIVE VS. ACTIVE VIEWING OF FACIAL STIMULI
L. Sepeta, M. Dapretto, Ph.D., M. Davies, M. Sigman, Ph.D.
PS5.23 Working Memory Problems in Children with High-functioning Autism and Children with ADHD
S. P. Verté, H. Roeyers
PS5.24 Aspects of Executive Function in High Functioning Autism
h. bogte, b. flamma, j. v. meere
PS5.25 USE OF A COMPARATIVE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGY TO ASSESS COGNITIVE ABILITIES OF AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER SUBJECTS: ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING AND REVERSAL
C. de Rivera, S. Thiele, D. Pigon, J. A. Araujo, I. Boutet, S. Khattak, N. Milgram
PS5.26 PLAY BEHAVIORS PREDICT LANGUAGE OUTCOMES IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
S. Cox, M. Sigman
PS5.27 COMPREHENSION AND PRODUCTION OF LINGUISTIC AND AFFECTIVE PROSODY IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
D. E. Delosh, R. B. Grossman, R. H. Bemis, C. Connolly, K. Condouris, D. Plesa-Skwerer, H. Tager-Flusberg
PS5.28 Atypical Lexical Processing in High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder without Speech Delay
Y. Kamio, D. Robins, N. Inada, E. Kelly, B. Swainson, D. Fein
PS5.30 LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AND DEVELOPMENT IN TODDLERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
R. J. Luyster, M. Kadlec, A. Bass, A. Gower, C. Connolly, A. Carter, H. Tager-Flusberg
PS5.31 The Role of Pointing and Vocabulary Development in Young Children with Autism, Developmental Delay and Typical Development
A. M. Mastergeorge, G. S. Young, S. J. Ozonoff, S. J. Rogers
PS5.32 ATYPICAL EXPRESSIVE PROSODY IN CHILDREN WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING AUTISM AND ASPERGER'S SYNDROME: LISTENER PERCEPTIONS AND COMMUNICATIVE EFFECTIVENESS
S. Peppe, L. Carroll, R. Lickley, P. M. Castilla, J. McCann, I. Mennen, A. OHare, M. Rutherford
PS5.33 PRAGMATIC LANGUAGE FUNCTIONING IN AUTISM AND WILLIAMS SYNDROME
A. D. Philofsky, S. L. Hepburn, D. J. Fidler, S. J. Rogers
PS5.34 THE EFFECTS OF THERAPIST LANGUAGE USE ON CHILD PERFORMANCE DURING BEHAVIORAL LANGUAGE TRAINING
D. Rausch, J. Suhrheinrich, R. Gutierrez, L. Schreibman
PS5.35 Predictors of school-age language outcome in ASD
M. A. Rosenthal, M. C. Stevens, E. A. Kelley, M. Dunn, I. Rapin, D. A. Fein
PS5.36 THE UNDERSTANDING OF METONYMY AND METAPHOR IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
G. Rundblad, D. Annaz, A. Ferdenzi
PS5.37 Language Abilities of Children with Asperger's Syndrome
S. K. Saalasti, T. Lepistö, T. Kujala, J. Eira
PS5.38 MATERNAL INPUT EFFECTS ON THE LANGUAGE OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
L. D. Swensen, L. Naigles, D. Fein
PS5.39 Deficit in the deictic usage in children and adolescents with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFADS)
Y. Tanaka
PS5.40 CHARACTERISTICS OF TODDLERS WITH ASD THAT PREDICT DIFFERENCES IN THE CONTENT OF THEIR RECEPTIVE VOCABULARY.
C. Taylor, P. Yoder, W. Stone, M. Saylor, S. Hepburn, T. Charman
PS5.41 MORPHOLOGICAL PROCESSING IN AUTISM: EVIDENCE FROM PAST-TENSE PRODUCTION
M. Walenski, S. H. Mostofsky, J. C. Gidley Larson, M. T. Ullman
PS5.42 RELATIONS BETWEEN LANGUAGE LEVEL AND AUTISM SEVERITY IN YOUNG CHILDREN
L. R. Watson, G. T. Baranek, J. E. Roberts, F. J. David, D. L. Ward
PS5.43 EARLY INTENTIONAL COMMUNICATION AND DIVERSITY OF OBJECT PLAY PREDICT GROWTH IN USEFUL SPEECH IN INITIALLY NONVERBAL CHILDREN WITH ASD
P. J. Yoder
PS5.44 Varying Language Style Based on Social Status
j. c. volden, A. Sorenson
PS5.45 OBSERVING THE SOCIAL COMMUNICATION OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IN THE CLASSROOM: THE IMPORTANCE OF CONTEXT
G. Pasco, K. Gordon, P. Howlin, T. Charman
PS5.46 TEACHING SELF-INITIATIONS TO PREVERBAL CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
M. L. Rocha, L. Schriebman
PS5.47 USING EYE-TRACKING AND VIDEO REWARDS TO MODIFY FACE GAZE  PRELIMINARY DATA
c. y. trepagnier, m. m. sebrechts, a. finkelmeyer, j. woodford, w. stewart, m. coleman
PS5.48 Gestalt Perception and Weak Central Coherence in High-Functioning Autism
S. Bölte, A. Scheurich, L. Schmidt, F. Poustka
PS5.49 TACTILE PERCEPTION IN ADULTS WITH AUTISM
C. Cascio, F. McGlone, S. Folger, V. Tannan, G. Baranek, K. Pelphrey, G. Essick
PS5.50 Does acquired meaning modulate the early perceptual processing of meaningless stimuli in persons with autism ?
J. Coutya, A. Hosein, C. Langer, J. A. Burack, L. Mottron, B. Jemel
PS5.51 PREFERENTIAL-LOOKING TO SOCIAL STIMULI IN ASD: AN EYE-TRACKING STUDY
S. Fletcher-Watson, S. R. Leekam, J. M. Findlay, V. Brown
PS5.52 TEMPORAL REPRESENTATION OF SELF-INITIATED MOVEMENTS
C. M. Glazebrook, D. Elliott, J. Lyons
PS5.53 PITCH DISCRIMINATION ABILITY IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IS NOT HAMPERED BY MEANINGFUL SEMANTIC CONTENT
K. Hudry, P. Heaton, E. Hill
PS5.54 CHARACTERISING AUDITORY PERCEPTUAL PROCESSING IN AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDERS
C. Jones, A. J. Marsden, J. Tregay, F. Happé , G. Baird, E. Simonoff, A. Pickles, J. Thomson, U. Goswami, T. Charman
PS5.55 An electrophysiological study of conscious perception of famous and unfamiliar faces in autism: evidence from a backward-masking experiment
C. Langer, A. Hosein, J. Coutya, J. A. Burack, L. Mottron, B. Jemel
PS5.56 SENSORY SYMPTOMS AND SOCIABILITY IN AUTISM AND WLLIAMS SYNDROME
S. R. Leekam, M. D. Burt, B. Arnott
PS5.57 HOLISTIC PROCESSING OF FACES IN ADULTS WITH AUTISM
M. Nishimura, M. D. Rutherford*, D. Maurer
PS5.58 IS CONFIGURAL PROCESSING TO BLAME? INVESTIGATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF PERCEPTUAL PROCESSING BIASES IN AUTISM
K. Scherf, M. Behrmann, J. Doyle, E. Dang, N. Minshew, B. Luna
PS5.59 ABNORMAL N1 / P1 RESPONSES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM ELICITED BY BOTH LOW AND HIGH SPATIAL FREQUENCY GRATINGS
A. Scope, E. Milne, D. Buckley, O. Pascalis
PS5.60 PATTERNS OF SENSORY PROCESING IN AUTISM AND RELATIONSHIPS TO DEVELOPMENTAL PERFORMANCE
S. D. Tomchek
PS5.61 SPEECH-IN-NOISE PROCESSING IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: IMPAIRMENT IN PERCEPTION OF SENTENCES AND NONSENSE SYLLABLES IN NON-REVERBERANT LISTENING CONDITIONS
J. I. Alcantara, E. J. Weisblatt, C. Clark, A. Lomax, M. McLaughlin, N. Minakaran, J. Segal
PS5.62 INTERMODAL SPEECH PROCESSING IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU HEAR
J. A. Weiss, J. M. Bebko, N. A. Rahim
PS5.63 THE INTERMODAL PERCEPTION OF EMOTION IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
K. L. Wells, J. M. Bebko
PS5.64 Poster - EMPATHIC UNDERSTANDING IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT AUTISM
S. Caló, N. Tiltman, J. Meyer, R. Hobson
PS5.65 INTENTIONAL ACTION UNDERSTANDING AND SHARING INTENTIONALITY IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
L. Colle, E. Grandi, C. Becchio
PS5.66 Predictors of Cooperative Behavior in Children with Autism
C. Colombi, K. Liebal, M. Tomasello, G. Young, F. Warneken, S. Rogers
PS5.67 IMITATION OF GOALS BY 5-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
B. A. D'Entremont, E. L. Seamans
PS5.69 Imitation in Autism: Performance on social versus non-social imitation tasks
B. R. Ingersoll
PS5.70 EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL SYMPTOMATOLOGY AND SOCIAL FUNCTIONING IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
P. Lee, J. Foss-Feig, L. Gilotty, A. Della Rosa, A. Schropp, G. Wallace, L. Kenworthy
PS5.71 ASSESSING THE DEVELOPMENTAL PATH OF PLAY ABILITIES IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: EFFECTS OF AN EARLY INTENSIVE INTERVENTION
C. Mantoulan, B. Rogé, K. Wittemeyer, G. Magerotte
PS5.72 CONCERN FOR OTHERS IN CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT AUTISM
J. A. Meyer, P. Hobson, R. Garcia-Perez, R. Harris
PS5.73 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS: SEX DIFFERENCES IN AUTISTIC BEHAVIOUR DOMAINS AND COEXISTING PSYCHOPATHOLOGY?
F. Poustka, M. Holtmann, S. Bölte
PS5.74 SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING OF EYE GAZE IN CHILDREN WITH HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM (HFA)
A. H. Rombough, G. Iarocci
PS5.75 SOCIAL NETWORK STATUS AND PLAYGROUND OBSERVATIONS ON FULLY INCLUDED ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WITH AUTISM
E. Rotheram-Fuller, C. Kasari, A. Gulsrud
PS5.76 CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SHOW DEFICITS IN RATIONAL IMITATION
E. L. Seamans, B. D'Entremont
PS5.77 CARDIORESPIRATORY REACTIVITY IN AUTISM: PRELIMINARY EVIDENCE OF RESPONSE THRESHOLD DIFFERENCES
S. J. Sheinkopf, A. R. Neal, C. Miller-Loncar
KN3 Keynote Address #3
     06/03/2006
     08:30AM-09:30AM
     Grand Salon ABC, Level 4
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KN3. Genomic and Bioinformatic Approaches to Mapping Autism Spectrum Disorder Susceptibility Loci
C. Gilliam
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #5 LATEST TRENDS IN RESEARCH ON PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS
     06/03/2006
     09:50AM-11:30AM
     Grand Salon AB, Level 4
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INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #5.1 Evaluating the Evidence Base for Current Psychosocial Interventions
T. Smith
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #5.2 Beyond Preschool: Interventions for older high functioning children
P. Mundy
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #5.3 What are the active ingredients of interventions?
C. Kasari
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #5.4 Why predicting outcome and growth is not the same as predicting
P. Yoder
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #6 AUTISM EPIDEMIOLOGY: WHO COUNTS & HOW DO WE COUNT THEM?
     06/03/2006
     09:50AM-11:30AM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #6.1 THE EVOLVING PREVALENCE OF AUTISM
M. Yeargin-Allsopp
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #6.2 THE INFLUENCE OF CASE ASCERTAINMENT AND CASE DEFINITIONS ON PREVALENCE: HOW YOU COUNT, WHEN YOU COUNT AND WHAT YOU COUNT AS AUTISM COUNTS!
T. Charman
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #6.3 THE CHALLENGES OF CONDUCTING EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRY SETTINGS  THE CHINA EXAMPLE
C. J. Newschaffer
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #6.4 Autism spectrum conditions: what are the associated problems and what can they tell us?
C. Gilberg
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #7 MOUSE MODELS OF AUTISM
     06/03/2006
     09:50AM-11:30AM
     Hospitality Room, Level 5
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INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #7.1 Strategies for Designing Mouse Behavioral Tasks Relevant to the Symptoms of Autism
J. Crawley
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #7.2 Modeling stereotyped movements, restricted interests, and behavioral rigidity
J. Bodfish
INVITED SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM #7.3 Manipulating Expression of Engrailed 2 (En2), an Autism Associated Gene, to Discover Mechanisms of Developmental Dysfunction
E. DiCicco-Bloom
ORAL SESSION 13 FUNCTIONAL NEUROIMAGING
     06/03/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Grand Salon AB, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 13.1 REDUCED NEURAL SPECIFICITY FOR OBJECTS AND FACES IN THE FUSIFORM GYRUS IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
N. M. Kleinhans, T. Richards, C. Johnson, K. C. Stegbauer, G. Dawson, E. Aylward
ORAL SESSION 13.2 HEMISPHERIC DIFFERENCES IN RESOLVING LEXICAL AMBIGUITY IN HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISM
R. K. Kana, D. L. Williams, R. A. Mason, T. A. Keller, N. J. Minshew, M. A. Just
ORAL SESSION 13.3 FACE PROCESSING IN AUTISM: FMRI/EEG SOURCE LOCALIZATION CORRELATIONS
T. L. Richards, N. Oskin, H. Panagiotides, S. Webb, A. Poliakov, N. Kleinhans, E. Aylward, G. Dawson
ORAL SESSION 13.4 DO SIMILAR NEURAL PROFILES UNDERLIE SOCIAL COGNITIVE DEFICITS IN SCHIZOPHRENIA AND AUTISM?
A. E. Pinkham, D. L. Penn, J. B. Hopfinger, K. A. Pelphrey
ORAL SESSION 14 EARLY DEVELOPMENT
     06/03/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Grand Salon C, Level 4
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ORAL SESSION 14.1 EARLY IMITATION AND LATER AUTISTIC BEHAVIOUR: A LONGITUDINAL TWIN STUDY
F. S. McEwen, F. Happé, P. F. Bolton, R. Plomin
ORAL SESSION 14.2 REPETITIVE AND STEREOTYPED BEHAVIORS IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS FROM 18 TO 24 MONTHS
N. Watt, A. Wetherby, A. Barber, D. McCoy, L. Book
ORAL SESSION 14.3 COMMUNICATIVE ACTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUSTIM SPECTRUM DISORDERS BETWEEN 18 AND 24 MONTHS OF AGE
S. Shumway, A. Wetherby, S. Kahn, A. Plumb, D. McCoy
ORAL SESSION 14.4 CAN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS IMPROVE IN THE PRAGMATIC ASPECTS OF COMMUNICATION? - A COMPARATIVE EARLY INTERVENTION STUDY
K. Wittemeyer, B. Rogé, C. Mantoulan, G. Magerotte
ORAL SESSION 15 BIOMEDICAL ASPECTS
     06/03/2006
     01:00PM-02:20PM
     Hospitality Room, Level 5
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ORAL SESSION 15.1 Sleep In children with autism, developmental delay, or typical development
B. Goodlin-Jones, A. Wu, K. Tang, T. F. Anders
ORAL SESSION 15.2 INCREASED PREVALENCE OF MATERNAL AUTOANTIBODIES AGAINST FETAL BRAIN IN AUTISM
D. A. Braunschweig, P. Ashwood, J. A. Van de Water*, I. Hertz-Picciotto, R. Hansen, L. Croen
ORAL SESSION 15.3 ELEVATED LEVELS OF GROWTH-RELATED HORMONES IN AUTISM AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
J. L. Mills, M. L. Hediger, C. A. Molloy, G. P. Chrousos, P. Manning-Courtney, K. F. Yu, M. Brasington, L. J. England
ORAL SESSION 15.4 BLOOD METAL CONCENTRATIONS IN THE CHARGE STUDY
I. Hertz-Picciotto, P. G. Green, L. A. Croen, R. Hansen, P. Krakowiak
PS6 POSTER SESSION 6
(Epidemiology, Screening, Families, Psychometry, Education, Comorbid Behavior)
     06/03/2006
     01:00PM-06:00PM
     Jeanne-Mance Room, Level 6
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PS6.1 AGE OF PARENTS AND RISK OF AUTISM IN A LARGE CALIFORNIA BIRTH COHORT
M. Anderson, G. C. Windham, Y. Qian, L. A. Croen, J. K. Grether
PS6.2 MATERNAL INFERTILITY HISTORY AND TREATMENT AND CHILDHOOD AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
L. A. Croen, D. V. Najjar, R. Odouli, M. Croughan, Y. W. Wu, J. K. Grether
PS6.3 Comparison of the prevalence of Autism spectrum behaviours in singleton primary school children and twins in an epidemiological sample
S. Curran, K. Dworznski, R. Plomin, A. Ronald, K. Allison, C. Brayne, F. Scott, P. Bolton
PS6.4 No Autism Amongst Inuits From Northern Quebec?
E. Fombonne, J. Morel, J. Macarthur
PS6.5 Neonatal Antibodies to Infectious Agents and Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
J. K. Grether, L. A. Croen, K. B. Nelson, M. C. Anderson, R. H. Yolken
PS6.6 INCREASED AUTISM RISK AND PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO HURRICANES IN NEW ORLEANS
D. K. Kinney, A. M. Miller, D. Crowley, E. Huang, E. Gerber
PS6.7 The prevalence of autism on Staten Island
J. K. Kline, T. Rovito-Gomez, I. L. Cohen
PS6.8 INCREASED RISK OF INJURY AND ACCIDENT IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
B. K. Lee, L. Lee, J. J. Chang, C. J. Newschaffer
PS6.9 Study of prevalence of autistic spectrum disorders in children with Down syndrome
R. Lowenthal, S. R. Sabadini, M. T. Mercadante, C. de Paula
PS6.10 MATERNAL AND PATERNAL AGE AND RISK OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
D. V. Najjar, B. Fireman, J. K. Grether, L. A. Croen
PS6.11 EVALUATING THE PERFORMANCE OF SEVERAL PARENT AND TEACHER SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRES FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
H. M. Ouellette-Kuntz, H. Coo, N. Garcin, I. L. Cohen, G. Smith, J. J. Holen
PS6.12 INFECTION IN THE FIRST TWO YEARS OF LIFE AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS (ASD)
N. J. Rosen, C. K. Yoshida, C. A. Lisa
PS6.13 PREVALENCE OF PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS IN ICELAND IN A COHORT BORN 1994-1998
E. Saemundsen, P. Magnusson, S. Sigurdardottir, V. Rafnsson
PS6.14 Risk of Autism and Birth Certificate data: A Utah Population Based Study
R. Satterfield, J. P. Zimmerman, S. Hossain, L. M. MacLeod, J. Miller , W. McMahon
PS6.15 SERUM LIPID PROFILES IN AUTISM: THE CHARGE STUDY
M. M. Wiest, L. A. Croen, R. L. Hansen, S. M. Watkins, I. Hertz-Picciotto
PS6.16 PREDICTORS OF THE DEGREE OF IMPAIRMENT ASSOCIATED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
L. D. Wiggins, C. E. Rice, J. Baio
PS6.17 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS IN RELATION TO PARENTAL OCCUPATION: PURSUING THE "GEEK" HYPOTHESIS
G. C. Windham, K. Fessel, L. A. Croen, J. K. Grether
PS6.18 VARIATION IN INCIDENCE OF AUTISM AND OTHER NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS WITH SEASON OF BIRTH: AN EVALUATION OF FOUR CHILDHOOD-ONSET NEUROPYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS
H. O. Atladottir, E. T. Parner, S. Dalsgaard, D. E. Schendel, P. H. Thomsen, P. Thorsen
PS6.19 DISPARITIES IN HEALTH CARE AMONG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
g. s. liptak, L. Benzoni, D. W. Mruzek, K. W. Nolan, M. A. Thingvoll, C. M. Wade, E. Fryer
PS6.20 Validation of the Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ) in 'at-risk' and normal populations
S. Chandler, G. Baird, T. Charman, E. Simonoff, A. Pickles, T. Loucas, D. Meldrum
PS6.21 COMPARING THE MODIFIED CHECKLIST FOR AUTISM IN TODDLERS (M-CHAT) AND THE SOCIAL COMMUNICATION QUESTIONNAIRE (SCQ) IN CHILDREN REFERRED TO CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
A. C. Davison Jenkins, G. Baird, E. Simonoff, A. Pickles, T. O'Sullivan, A. Sharma, S. Chandler, V. Bird, E. Ireland, F. May, T. Charman
PS6.22 COMPARING REVIEW OF HISTORICAL RECORDS AS CASE ASCERTAINMENT IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
V. Gonzalez, M. Y. Kaiser
PS6.23 USE OF A TEACHER NOMINATION STRATEGY TO SCREEN FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
K. Kaparich, S. L. Hepburn, C. DiGuiseppi, S. Rosenberg , C. Robinson, L. Miller
PS6.24 Screening children with developmental disabilities for autism spectrum disorders
C. Shulman, K. Meshulam
PS6.26 CHILDRENS PROBLEM BEHAVIORS AND SELF-EFFICACY AMONG MOTHERS OF TODDLERS WITH AUTISM: THE MODERATING ROLE OF WORKING ALLIANCE
N. O. Davis, J. C. Kuhn, A. S. Carter
PS6.27 STRESS IN PARENTS OF PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN WITH AUTISM, DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY, AND TYPICAL DEVELOPMENT
A. Estes, G. Dawson, E. Koehler
PS6.28 PARENT SUBSTANCE USE AND MOOD CONCERNS AS A RISK FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
R. J. Hundley, L. Jackson, E. Baroni, E. Hanson, J. Ware
PS6.29 MATERNAL SYNCHRONIZATION: EVALUATING THE CONVERGENT VALIDITY OF AN INNOVATIVE MEASURE OF RESPONSIVE MATERNAL BEHAVIORS DURING PLAY.
E. I. Jimenez, M. Siller, C. Zierhut, A. Rozga, M. Sigman
PS6.30 Impact of a family-centered early intervention program for children with autism on improving access to services and decreasing parental stress
M. Chrétien, S. L. Kennedy, K. Moxness, L. Tidmarsh
PS6.31 Belief systems of families of children with autism spectrum disorders
G. A. King, L. Zwaigenbaum, P. Rosenbaum, S. King, A. Bates, D. Baxter
PS6.32 MATERNAL SYNCHRONY IN PLAY IS ASSOCIATED WITH COGNITIVE ABILITIES AMONG TODDLERS WITH AUTISM
J. C. Kuhn, M. H. Pesch, S. E. White, A. S. Carter
PS6.33 QUALITY OF LIFE IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND THEIR FAMILIES
L. Lee, R. A. Harrington, B. B. Louie, C. J. Newschaffer
PS6.34 Adolescent Siblings of Individuals with Autism: A Diathesis-Stress Model of the Impact of Broader Autism Phenotype Characteristics on Sibling Well-Being
G. I. Orsmond, M. M. Seltzer
PS6.35 NATURE AND AMOUNT OF INTERVENTIONS UTILIZED BY YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM: CONCURRENT RELATIONS TO CHILD CHARACTERISTICS AND SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS.
N. M. Reyes, M. Siller, M. Sigman
PS6.36 RESOLUTION WITH THE CHILD'S DIAGNOSIS AMONG PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
S. Salomon, N. Yirmiya, D. Oppenheim, N. Koren- Karie, C. Shulman, S. Levi
PS6.37 EXAMINING A GOODNESS-OF-FIT MODEL BETWEEN CHILDREN WITH HIGH -FUNCTIONING AUTISM AND THEIR PARENTS
C. B. Schwartz, H. A. Henderson, N. E. Zahka, A. Pradella, P. C. Mundy, N. Kojkowski, C. Hileman, A. Buchman
PS6.38 Parents' Views of Ontario Healthcare Services for their Children with Autism, Down Syndrome, or Fragile X Syndrome
P. Minnes, K. G. Steiner
PS6.39 AUTISM AND MIGRATION : A COMPARATIVE AND DESCRIPTIVE STUDY
S. VIAUX, P. LENOIR, D. SAUVAGE
PS6.40 USE OF THE ADI-R AND ADOS WITH CHILDREN WITH FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER (FASD): IMPLICATIONS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER (ASD)
S. L. Bishop, C. Lord
PS6.41 FACTOR STRUCTURE EVALUATION OF THE CHILDHOOD AUTISM RATING SCALE
V. Pandolfi, C. I. Magyar
PS6.42 EVALUATION OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH AUTISM USING THE DIFFERENTIAL ABILITY SCALES
L. L. Sears, A. King, L. Ruble
PS6.43 Concurrent and Predictive Validity of the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
V. Smith, P. Mirenda
PS6.44 School Preparation Program
M. Beaurivage, S. Deschamps, J. Boisselle-Ladouceur
PS6.45 A GROUP, RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF THE PICTURE EXCHANGE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM (PECS) FOR LANGUAGE DELAYED CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
K. Gordon, G. Pasco, P. Howlin, T. Charman
PS6.46 USING TELEHEALTH TECHNOLOGY TO PROVIDE TRAINING ON EVIDENCED-BASED PRACTICES FOR CHILDREN WITH ASD
B. R. Lopez, S. Heimerl, D. Hall, P. Osbourn
PS6.47 How to implement evidence-based educational practices in services for persons with developmental disabilities ?
G. Magerotte
PS6.48 SEXUALITY, PUBERTY, AND GROWING UP: ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF YOUTH WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
S. Nichols, A. Blakeley-Smith, J. Reaven, S. Hepburn
PS6.49 TRAINING TEACHERS TO USE PIVOTAL RESPONSE TRAINING  FROM WORKSHOP TO CLASSROOM
J. Suhrheinrich, L. Schreibman
PS6.50 USING SELF-DETERMINATION TO PROMOTE SUSTAINED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH ASD
T. Todd, G. Reid
PS6.51 JOINT ATTENTION OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IN THE PRESCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM
C. Wong
PS6.52 STABILITY OF AUTISM ELIGIBILITY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION: A PROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS
M. Yale Kaiser, J. Durocher, V. Gonzalez, C. Hughes
PS6.53 TEACHERS' ATTITUDES AND RELATIONSHIPS WITH INCLUDED SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS
A. A. Yazbek, B. A. D'Entremont
PS6.54 FACTORS AFFECTING THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND ADAPTIVE LIFE SKILLS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
D. K. Anderson, A. N. Esler, C. E. Lord
PS6.55 SENSORY PROBLEMS IN AUTISM: INCIDENCE, SYMPTOM PATTERNS, AND CORRELATES
M. E. Behen, R. R. Rothermel, E. Geenen, C. Stano, D. C. Chugani
PS6.56 Symptom Overlap Between Bipolar Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder
J. Blank, F. Widjaja, G. Voelbel, G. Pandina, M. Bates, R. Hendren
PS6.57 AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR AND TEMPERAMENT IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
B. Craven-Thuss, M. M. Konstantareas
PS6.58 ATYPICAL BEHAVIORS IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM AND CHILDREN WITH A HISTORY OF LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT
K. C. Dominick, N. O. Davis, J. Lainhart, H. Tager-Flusberg, S. Folstein
PS6.59 Assessing Cardiovascular Reactivity to Environmental Stressors in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
M. S. Goodwin, J. Groden, W. F. Velicer, L. P. Lipsitt, M. G. Baron, S. G. Hofmann, G. Groden
PS6.60 ADHD SYMPTOMS AS A FUNCTION OF SPEECH, RACE & GENDER IN INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISTIC DISORDERS
A. Hall, R. Abramson, H. Wright, S. Ravan, H. Cope, M. Cuccarro, M. Pericak-Vance
PS6.61 Anxiety symptoms in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders
S. L. Hepburn, J. Reaven, E. Flanigan, K. Kaparich, C. Robinson, L. Miller
PS6.62 OBSESSIONS AND COMPULSIONS AS REPORTED BY PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
A. Herndon, C. St. John-Larkin, J. Reaven, S. L. Hepburn
PS6.63 BEHAVIOURAL AND EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS IN TODDLERS WITH AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DELAY: ASSOCIATIONS WITH PARENTAL MENTAL HEALTH AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING
S. E. Herring, K. M. Gray, B. J. Tonge, D. J. Sweeney, S. L. Einfeld
PS6.64 Self-Regulation and Compliance in Children with Autistic Disorder and Hyperactivity
L. B. Jahromi, L. Lee, C. Kasari, J. T. McCracken
PS6.65 Exacerbation of autistic features during episodes of Kleine-Levin Syndrome in a case with Overgrowth syndrme and PDD-NOS
A. Kilincaslan, N. M. Mukaddes, R. Fateh
PS6.66 Moderators of Development in Autism
P. Mundy, H. Henderson, N. Zahka, C. Schwartz, N. Kojkowski, A. Pradella, C. Hileman
PS6.67 GROUP COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH HIGH-FUNCTIONING ASD AND ANXIETY
J. A. Reaven, S. Nichols, A. Blakeley-Smith, S. Hepburn
PS6.68 FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH PRESENCE OF DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN ADULTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
L. J. Sterling, G. Dawson, J. Greenson, A. Estes
PS6.69 USING CLUSTER ANALYSIS TO GROUP CHILDREN WITH ONE OR MORE OF SIX DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
m. j. dyck, j. p. piek
 

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