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Research Talk: Mechanisms of Voice Control in ASD

On September 19th, Shivani Patel, a graduate student in the lab, presented a proposal for a new study using EEG to investigate neural mechanisms of voice control in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. This work will provide insight into the integration of auditory feedback and motor control that contributes to maintaining appropriate intonation patterns during [...]

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Dr. Losh Presented at Pediatric Grand Rounds

Dr. Losh presented at the Pediatric Grand Rounds at University of Iowa on Friday, October 14th. Dr. Losh discussed our lab’s autism and fragile X research and why Iowans have been critical contributors to important discoveries from these studies!

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Presentation by Dr. Losh at National Pediatric Developmental Differences Forum

Our lab was proud to help sponsor an exciting event titled "The National Pediatric Developmental Differences Forum: A thought leadership initiative for the advancement of relationship-based therapies." The forum took place on October 21st-22nd and featured a number of autism researchers and clinicians, including our own Dr. Losh, Dr. Barry Prizant, John Elder Robison, and Northwestern clinicians Amy [...]

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Project SEARCH Intern to Start in Fall of 2016

Beginning in the fall of 2016, a student from the Project SEARCH Collaborates for Autism Program will be interning in the NDL! Our lab has worked with three interns from this program each year since 2013. For more information concerning our involvement in this program, please see page 6 of our NDL Newsletter.

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The NDL Welcomes Molly Winston!

We are excited to welcome Molly Winston to the lab. Molly is a new doctoral student who is interested in the role of autonomic arousal in the clinical features of autism. Welcome, Molly!

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October 2016 Iowa City Trip

Members from the NDL will be traveling to the Iowa City area this fall to meet community members and share information about our NIH-funded research focused on autism and fragile X syndrome. We always look forward to visiting Iowa and hope to see you there! To learn more about our work with Iowans, see the [...]

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NDL Members Showcase Support For Have Dreams

Members of the NDL showed their support for Have Dreams by purchasing lunch at Whole Foods on Tuesday, October 25th, 2016. Whole Foods pledged to donate 5% of that day’s net profit from several local stores to Have Dreams, a Chicago-area nonprofit organization serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder through workplace training, adult day programs, [...]

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August 2016 Iowa Trip

The NDL would like to thank individuals from Iowa who participated and signed up for our research study last weekend! The Farmer's markets in Iowa City and Penn Landing were bustling, and we loved being a part of Amana's "Throwback Saturday" event! Thanks for being so welcoming and for supporting our research!

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NDL Members Present New Findings at the 15th International Fragile X Conference!

Please see our current newsletter for descriptions of our exciting new findings!

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From the Community: High School Students Graduate from Autism Employment Program

Several students from Project SEARCH Collaborates for Autism program at Northwestern University, a transition to employment program for students with autism, have graduated from the program. Our research team had the wonderful opportunity of supervising several of these students, who previously interned in our research lab!

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