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Dr. Losh at “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions”

Dr. Losh will be leading a panel at the upcoming event “Autism Research Series: Discovery to Solutions,” sponsored by Autism Speaks, on October 28. […]

Dr. Losh at “The Latest Trends in Fragile X Research”

  Dr. Losh was one of the keynote speakers at “The Latest Trends in Fragile X Research” conference, sponsored by the Fragile X Association of Southern California, on October 1st. […]

NDL among Northwestern research groups rethinking genetics

Environmental factors are now recognized to play a strong role in development, and pose risk factors even in strongly genetic conditions like autism. The NDL is one of the many labs at Northwestern that are considering the complex relationships between genes and environment. […]

New Publication from the NDL in Special Issue of AJIDD

A new study from the NDL was recently published in a special issue of the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AJIDD) focused on Down syndrome. In the study, we examined the rate of pragmatic language development in children with Down syndrome. Our findings highlight specific types of pragmatic language violations that have implications [...]

Dr. Losh to speak at Naomi Ruth Cohen Mental Health Conference

Dr. Losh will be participating in a Discussion Group (“Children who see the world differently”) at this year's Naomi Ruth Cohen Mental Health Conference. This year’s theme is “Raising Resilient Children: Prioritizing Their Mental Health.” The Conference is free and open to the public! Where: Beth Emet Synagogue, 1224 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL When: Sunday, June 4, [...]

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

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!