Tricia L Beattie

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To test the validity of a new computerized task to assess children's receptive vocabulary, event-related potentials (ERPs) were recorded from 56 typically developing children ranging in age from 5 to 12 years. This ERP-computerized vocabulary task does not require a child to give a verbal or motor (i.e. pointing) response. Single pictures, from an existing(More)
Sixteen preschoolers, (8 with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD], 8 matched controls) were assessed twice, 5 months apart. Preschoolers with ADHD were rated by their parents as significantly more inattentive, exhibited more behavior problems, fewer age-appropriate social skills, made more errors of omission on both the visual and auditory(More)
BACKGROUND About 50 Canadian children and adolescents die each year from bicycle-related injuries, and 75% of all bicycle-related deaths are due to head injuries. Although the use of helmets can reduce the risk of head injury by 85%, the rate of voluntary helmet use continues to be low in many North American jurisdictions. We measured compliance before,(More)
In the present study, 50 preschoolers were formally and independently classified using both the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV) and third edition-revised (DSM-III-R) criteria for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The sample consisted of 25 preschoolers classified as having ADHD and 25 typically(More)
The purpose of this study was to test the validity of a new computerized task to assess children's cognitive problem-solving skills using the brain event-related potentials. This event-related potential-computerized cognitive problem-solving task does not require a child to give a verbal or motor (ie, pointing) response. The event-related potential(More)
Anxiety disorders frequently co-occur in youth with autism spectrum disorders. In addition to developing efficacious treatments for anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders, it is important to examine the transportability of these treatments to real-world settings. Study aims were to (a) train clinicians to deliver Facing Your Fears: Group Therapy(More)
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