ASD symptoms in toddlers and preschoolers: An examination of sex differences

Rosmary Ros‐Demarize, Catherine Bradley, Stephen M. Kanne, Zachary Warren, Andrea Boan, Clara Lajonchere, Justine Park, Laura Arnstein Carpenter Abstract Although considerable work has documented higher prevalence rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in boys, fewer studies have focused on sex differences within samples of young children at‐risk for ASD. This study examined sex differences in ASD symptom domains and ASD screening outcomes…

In-Home Speech and Language Screening for Young Children: A Proof-of-Concept Study Using Interactive Mobile Storytime

Du Y1,2, Abbas H2, Taraman S1,2,3, Segar S2, Bischoff N2. Author information 1University of California, Irvine, CA, USA.2Cognoa Inc., Palo Alto, CA, USA.3Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA, USA. Abstract Early identification and intervention of speech and language delays in children contribute to better communication and literacy skills for school readiness and are protective against behavioral and mental health problems. Through collaboration between…

Screening in toddlers and preschoolers at risk for autism spectrum disorder: Evaluating a novel mobile‐health screening tool.

Wiley Online Libary. The current study compares the efficacy of four oft used paper and pencil measures, the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers Revised with Follow‐up, the Social Responsiveness Scale, Second Edition, and the Social Communication Questionnaire, and the Child Behavior Checklist to a novel mobile‐health screening tool developed by Cognoa, Inc. Access full publication here.

Searching for a minimal set of behaviors for autism detection through feature selection-based machine learning.

Translational Psychiatry. In the present study, we used machine learning to evaluate one of the best and most widely used instruments for clinical assessment of ASD, the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) to test whether only a subset of behaviors can differentiate between children on and off the autism spectrum. Read full publication here.