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Head circumference and height in autism: A study by the collaborative program of excellence in autism
Data from 10 sites of the NICHD/NIDCD Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism were combined to study the distribution of head circumference and relationship to demographic and clinicalExpand
Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders in Individuals With ASDs: A Consensus Report
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are common and clinically heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorders. Gastrointestinal disorders and associated symptoms are commonly reported in individuals withExpand
Olfaction and Taste Processing in Autism
BACKGROUND Autism is often associated with sensory symptoms, but few studies have examined chemosensory functions in this population. We examined olfactory and taste functioning in individuals withExpand
A replication of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) revised algorithms.
  • K. Gotham, S. Risi, +18 authors C. Lord
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
  • 1 June 2008
OBJECTIVE To replicate the factor structure and predictive validity of revised Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule algorithms in an independent dataset (N = 1,282). METHOD Algorithm revisionsExpand
Discovery of allelic variants of HOXA1 and HOXB1: genetic susceptibility to autism spectrum disorders.
BACKGROUND Family studies have demonstrated that the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have a major genetic etiologic component, but expression and penetrance of the phenotype are variable. Mice withExpand
The use of two language tests to identify pragmatic language problems in children with autism spectrum disorders.
PURPOSE Pragmatic language disorders (PLDs) are difficult to diagnose in a cost-effective manner, and there are few assessment tools that yield quantitative data. This investigation was designed toExpand
Early Regression in Social Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A CPEA Study
In a multisite study of 351 children with autism spectrum disorders, 21 children with developmental delays, and 31 children with typical development, this study used caregiver interviews (i.e., theExpand
Nutrient Intake From Food in Children With Autism
OBJECTIVE The impact of abnormal feeding behaviors reported for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) on their nutritional status is unknown. We compared nutrient intake from food consumedExpand
Complementary and alternative medicine treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders.
  • S. Levy, S. Hyman
  • Medicine
  • Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North…
  • 1 October 2008
Complementary and alternative medical (CAM) treatments are commonly used for children with autism spectrum disorders. This review discusses the evidence supporting the most frequently usedExpand
Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder with reported prevalence in the United States of 1 in 59 children (approximately 1.7%). Core deficits are identified in 2Expand