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Chelsea Lavalle

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So far Chelsea Lavalle has created 23 blog entries.

The X-Factor in Infertility and Neurological Health

The article in Scientific American discusses the lab's recent research findings with individuals with the FMR1 premutation, along with other research laboratories. Our research lab explores how the FMR1 gene can influence developmental domains by studying language, visual processing, and genetic factors in order to advance our understanding of the causes of fragile X in [...]

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Kritika Nayar: Research Talk

Kritika Nayar presented her work on visual perception and autism to clinical psychology faculty members and students last week! It was a brilliant discussion. We thank the department for the invitation and educational experience!  

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Parents’ Traits Predict Autism Features in Children

Check out recent research findings from our lab that are highlighted in a recent edition of Spectrum!

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Research Talk by Nell Maltman: Social Language Use in Autism and Related Disabilities

Nell Maltman presented a research talk entitled "Social Language Use in Autism and Related Disabilities" at an autism training workshop for professionals who work with individuals with ASD.  

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Michelle Lee : Research Talk at Northwestern University

Michelle Lee presented a research talk at the Friday Digest event at Northwestern University on Friday, February 24th, 2017. Lee's presentation topic was entitled "A Multi-Method Approach to Characterizing Social Communication Across Neurodevelopmental Disorders".  

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NDL Newsletter 2017

In this 2017 newsletter, we provide an update on new research findings and events from our research team, in addition to new opportunities for involvement in our research studies!

New Publication from the NDL

This publication represents over 5 years of work, where we visited families throughout Iowa for research assessments as part of the first stage of our NIH-funded Family Genetic Study of Language in Autism, resulting in important findings that highlight key childhood academic profiles in parents that predict features of autism in the next generation. To [...]

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National Fragile X Foundation Advocacy Day

Beginning February 28th through March 1st of 2017, the annual event, “National Fragile X Foundation Advocacy Day” will be taking place. Our research lab advocates for the National Fragile X Foundation by hosting a Fragile X Awareness Walk annually at Northwestern University.

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Employing Adults with Autism

Autism Speaks, New York Collaborates for Autism (NYCA) and the Poses Family Foundation are expanding an innovative program to hire, train, and retain employees on the autism spectrum. Our research lab partners with Project SEARCH Collaborates for Autism at Northwestern University, which provides students with autism, who are in their last year of high school, [...]

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Iowa City Trip

The NDL would like to thank all the wonderful Iowans we met in Iowa City and Bettendorf last week. We always have a great time at the markets, and this trip was no exception! Thank you to everyone who participated in our research, and we look forward to keeping you updated on our findings!

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