Laboratory on Language Development in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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2015

  • Benjamin, D. P., McDuffie, A. S., Thurman, A. J., Kover, S. T., Mastergeorge, A. M., Hagerman, R. J., & Abbeduto, L. (2015).  Effect of Speaker Gaze on Word Learning in Fragile X Syndrome: A Comparison With Nonsyndromic Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1-13.  (PDF) »
  • McDuffie, A., Oakes, A., Machalicek, W., Thurman, A. J., Summers, S., Stewart, A., Abbeduto, L. (2015).  Play with objects in young males with Fragile X Syndrome: A preliminary study.  Journal of Communication Disorders, Volume 53, Pages 17-29.  (PDF) »
  • Thurman, A. J., McDuffie, A., Kover, S., T., Hagerman, R., J., & Abbeduto, L. (In press).  Autism Symptomatology in Boys with Fragile X Syndrome: A Cross Sectional Developmental Trajectories Comparison with Nonsyndromic Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.  (There is no PDF at this time)
  • Oakes, A. Ma, M., McDuffie, A., Machalicek, W., & Abbeduto, L. (2015). Providing a parent-implemented language intervention to a young male with fragile X syndrome: Brief report. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 18, 65-68.  (There is no PDF at this time)

2014

  • Abbeduto, L., McDuffie, A., & Thurman, A.J. (2014). The fragile X syndrome-autism comorbidity: what do we really know? Frontiers in Genetics, October 16;5:355. (PDF) »
    Benjamin, D. P., Mastergeorge, A. M., McDuffie, A., Kover, S. T., Hagerman, R. J., & Abbeduto, L. (2014).  Effects of labeling and pointing on object gaze in boys with Fragile X Syndrome: An eye-tracking study.  Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(11), 2658-2672.  (PDF) »
  • Kover, S. T., Haebig, E., Oakes, A., McDuffie, A., Hagerman, R. J., & Abbeduto, L. (2014).  Sentence Comprehension in Boys With Autism Spectrum Disorder.  American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 23, 385-394.  (PDF) »
  • Machalicek, W., McDuffie, A., Oakes, A., Ma, M., John Thurman, A., Rispoli, M.J., & Abbeduto, L. (2014).  Examining the operant function of challenging behavior in young males with Fragile X Syndrome: A summary of 12 cases. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 1694-1704.  (PDF) »
  • McDuffie, A., Thurman, A. J., Hagerman, R. J., & Abbeduto, L. (2014).  Symptoms of Autism in Males with Fragile X Syndrome: A Comparison to Nonsyndromic ASD Using Current ADI-R Scores.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders(PDF) »
  • Thurman, A. J., McDuffie, A., Hagerman, R., & Abbeduto, L. (2014).  Psychiatric symptoms in boys with Fragile X Syndrome: A comparison with nonsyndromic autism spectrum disorder.  Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35(5), 1072-1086.  (PDF) »
  • Thurman, A. J., McDuffie, A., Kover, S. T., Hagerman, R., Channell, M. M., Mastergeorge, A., & Abbeduto, L. (2014).  Use of Emotional Cues for Lexical Learning: A Comparison of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Fragile X Syndrome.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-20.  (PDF) »
  • Channell, M., Thurman, A.J., Kover, S.T., & Abbeduto, L. (2014). Patterns of change in nonverbal cognition in adolescents with Down syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 35, 2933-2941.  (PDF) »  

2013

  • Haebig, E., McDuffie, A., & Ellis Weismer, S. (2013).  Brief Report: Parent Verbal Responsiveness and Language Development in Toddlers on the Autism Spectrum.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2218-2227.  (PDF) »
  • Oakes, A., Kover, S. T., & Abbeduto, L. (2013).  Language comprehension profiles of young adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome.  American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 22, 615 - 626.  (PDF) »
  • Kover, S., McDuffie, A., Hagerman, R., & Abbeduto, L. (2013).  Receptive vocabulary in boys with autism spectrum disorders: Cross-sectional developmental trajectories.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2696-2709.  (PDF) »
  • McDuffie, A., Kover, S. T., Hagerman, R., & Abbeduto, L. (2013).  Investigating Word Learning in Fragile X Syndrome: A Fast-Mapping Study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(7), 1676–1691. (PDF) »
  • McDuffie, A., Machalicek, W., Oakes, A., Haebig, E., Ellis Weismer, S., & Abbeduto, L. (2013).  Video-teleconferencing in early intervention: Pilot study of a naturalistic language intervention.  Topics in Early Childhood Special Education 33, 172-185.  (PDF) »

2012

  • Kover, S. T., McDuffie, A., Abbeduto, L., & Brown, W. T. (2012).  Effects of Sampling Context on Spontaneous Expressive Language in Males With Fragile X Syndrome or Down Syndrome.  Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 55(4), 1022.  (PDF) »
  • McDuffie, A., Kover, S., Abbeduto, L., Lewis, P. (2012).  Profiles of Receptive and Expressive Language Abilities in Boys With Comorbid Fragile X Syndrome and Autism.  American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Vol. 117, No. 1, 18–32.  (PDF) »

2011

  • Pierpont, E., Richmond, E., Abbeduto, L., Kover, S., Brown, W (2011).  Contributions of phonological and verbal working memory to language development in adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome.  Journal Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 3:335-347.  (PDF) » 
  • Venker, C., McDuffie, A., Ellis Weismer, S., & Abbeduto, L. (2011).  Increasing verbal responsiveness in parents of children with autism: A pilot study.  Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 16(6), 568-585.  (PDF) »

2010

  • Finestack, L.H., & Abbeduto, L. (2010).  Expressive language profiles of verbally expressive adolescents and young adults with Down syndrome or Fragile X Syndrome.  Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 53, 1334-1348.  (PDF) »
  • Kover, S.T. & Abbeduto, L. (2010).  Expressive language in male adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome with and without comorbid autism.  Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 54(3), 246-265.  (PDF) »  
  • McDuffie, A., Abbeduto, L., Lewis, P., Kim, J.S., Kover, S., Weber, A., & Brown, W.T. (2010).  Autism spectrum disorder in children and adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome: within-syndrome differences and age-related changes.  American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Volume 115, Number 4: 307–326.  (PDF) »