Publishing to share knowledge and advance science.

The Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Lab at Northwestern University is proud to publish its research work – not only to enhance our own understanding and gain new perspective on our research of genetics and autism/fragile X, but also to communicate our findings to the greater scientific community, with the intent of spurring science forward in this field.

Nayar, K., McKinney, W., Hogan, A. L., Martin, G. E., La Valle, C., Sharp, K., Berry-Kravis, E., Norton, E. S., Gordon, P. C., Losh, M. (2019). Language processing skills linked to FMR1 variation: A study of gaze-language coordination during rapid automatized naming among women with the FMR1 premutation. PloS one14(7).

Patel, S.P., Kim, J.H., Larson, C.R., Losh, M. (2019) Mechanisms of voice control related to prosody in autism spectrum disorder and first-degree relatives. Autism Research, 1-19.

Martin, G.E., Bush, L., Klusek, J., Patel, S., Losh, M. (2018). A multimethod analysis of pragmatic skills in children and adolescents with fragile X syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, and Down syndrome. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 61(12), 3023-3037.

Nayar, K., Gordon, P. C., Martin, G. E., Hogan, A. L., La Valle, C., McKinney, W., Lee, M., Norton, E. S., Losh, M. (2018). Links between looking and speaking in autism and first-degree relatives: Insights into the expression of genetic liability to autism. Molecular Autism, 9(1), 51.

Lee, M., Martin, G.E., Hogan, A., Hano, D., Gordon, P.C., & Losh, M. (2017). What’s the story? A computational analysis of narrative competence in autism. Autism, 22(3), 335-344. Advance online publication.

Lee, M., Bush, L., Martin, G.E., Barstein, J., Maltman, N., Klusek, J., & Losh, M. (2017). A multi-method investigation of pragmatic development in individuals with Down syndrome. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 122(4), 289-309.

Martin, G. E., Barstein, J., Hornickel, J., Matherly, S., Durante, G., & Losh, M. (2017). Signaling of noncomprehension in communication breakdowns in fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, and autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Communication Disorders, 65, 22-34.

Losh, M., Martin, G. E., Lee, M., Klusek, J., Sideris, J., Barron, S., & Wassink, T. (2017). Developmental markers of genetic liability to autism in parents: A longitudinal, multigenerational study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(3), 834-845.

Martin, G.E., Lee, M., & Losh, M. (2017) ‘Intellectual disability, in L. Cummings (ed.), Research in Clinical Pragmatics, Series: Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology, Vol. 11, Cham, Switzerland: Springer-Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-319-47487-8 (hardcover); 978-3-319-47489-2 (eBook)

Lee, M., Martin, G.E., Berry-Kravis, E., & Losh, M. (2016). A developmental, longitudinal investigation of autism phenotypic profiles in fragile X syndrome. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 8(1), 47-57.

Smith M.J., Fleming, M.F., Wright, M.A., Losh, M., Humm, L. B., Olsen, D., & Bell, M.D. (2015). Brief Report: Vocational outcomes for young adults with autism spectrum disorders at six months after virtual reality job interview training. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 45(10), 3364-3369.

Hogan-Brown, A.L., Hoedemaker, R.S., Losh, M., Gordon, P.C. (2014). Eye-voice lead during rapid automatized naming: Evidence of reduced automaticity in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their siblings. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 6(1), 33.

Losh, M., Gordon, P.C. (2014). Quantifying Narrative Ability in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Computational Linguistic Analysis of Narrative Coherence. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(12), 3016-3025.

Klusek, J., Losh, M., Martin, G.E. (2014). A Comparison of Pragmatic Language in Boy with Autism and Fragile X Syndrome. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 57(5), 1692-1707. 

Klusek, J., Martin, G.E., Losh, M. (2014). Consistency between research and clinical diagnoses of autism among boys and girls with fragile X syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.

Klusek, J., Losh, M., Martin, G.E. (2014). Sex Differences and Within-Family Associations in the Broad Autism Phenotype. Autism, 18(2), 106-116.

Martin, G.E., Losh, M., Estigarribia, B., Sideris, J., & Roberts, J. (2013). Longitudinal profiles of expressive vocabulary, syntax, and pragmatic language in boys with fragile x syndrome or Down syndrome. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 48(4), 432-443.

Hogan-Brown, A. L., Losh, M., Martin, G.E., & Mueffelmann, D. (2013). An Investigation of Narrative Ability in boys with autism and fragile X syndrome. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 118(2), 77-94.

Klusek, J., Martin, G.E., Losh, M. (2013). Physiological Arousal in Autism and Fragile X Syndrome: Group Comparisons and Links With Pragmatic Language. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 118(6), 475-495. 

Losh, M., Klusek, J., Martin, G.E., Sideris, J., Parlier, M., & Piven, J. (2012). Defining genetically meaningful language and personality traits in relatives of individuals with fragile X syndrome and autism. American Journal of Medical Genetics: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 159B, 660-668.

Losh, M., Martin, G. E., Klusek, J., & Hogan-Brown, A. L. (2012). Pragmatic language in autism and fragile X syndrome: Genetic and clinical applications. Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, 19(2), 48-55.

Losh, M., Esserman, D., Anckarsater, H., Sullivan, P. F., & Lichtenstein, P. (2012). Lower birth weight indicates higher risk of autistic traits in discordant twin pairs. Psychological Medicine, 42(2), 1091-1102.

Losh, M., Martin, G. E., Klusek, J., Hogan-Brown, A. L., & Sideris, J. (2012). Social communication and theory of mind in boys with autism and fragile X syndrome. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 3, 1-12.

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