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Summary of Advances Cover 2019

Summary of Advances

In Autism Spectrum Disorder Research


Articles Selected for the 2019 Summary of Advances

Question 1: How Can I Recognize the Signs Of ASD, and Why is Early Detection So Important?

  • Accuracy of Autism Screening in a Large Pediatric Network
  • Evaluation of the Diagnostic Stability of the Early Autism Spectrum Disorder Phenotype in the General Population Starting at 12 Months
  • Disparities in Documented Diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorder Based on Demographic, Individual, and Service Factors

Question 2: What Is the Biology Underlying ASD?

  • Predictors of Longer-Term Development of Expressive Language in Two Independent Longitudinal Cohorts of Language-Delayed Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Question 3: What Causes ASD, and Can Disabling Aspects of ASD be Prevented or Preempted?

  • Association of Genetic and Environmental Factors with Autism in a 5-Country Cohort
  • Identification of Common Genetic Risk Variants for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccination and Autism: A Nationwide Cohort Study
  • Air Pollution, Neighborhood Deprivation, and Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Study to Explore Early Development
  • Association of Maternal Prenatal Vitamin Use with Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder Recurrence in Young Siblings

Question 4: Which Treatments and Interventions Will Help?

  • Effectiveness of Community-Based Early Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Meta-Analysis
  • A Multisite Randomized Controlled Two-Phase Trial of the Early Start Denver Model Compared to Treatment as Usual
  • Effect of Wearable Digital Intervention for Improving Socialization in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Question 5: What Kinds of Services and Supports are Needed to Maximize Quality of Life for People on the Autism Spectrum?

  • Effectiveness of Training Therapists to Deliver an Individualized Mental Health Intervention for Children with ASD in Publicly Funded Mental Health Services: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial
  • The Effect of Medicaid Waivers on Ameliorating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Among Children with Autism

Question 6: How Can We Meet the Needs of People With ASD as They Progress Into and Through Adulthood?

  • A 20-Year Study of Suicide Death in a Statewide Autism Population
  • Loss in Services Precedes High School Exit for Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Longitudinal Study
  • Use of Vocational Rehabilitation Supports for Postsecondary Education Among Transition-Age Youth on the Autism Spectrum
  • Competitive Employment for Transition-Aged Youth with Significant Impact from Autism: A Multi-Site Randomized Clinical Trial

Question 7: How Do We Continue to Build, Expand, and Enhance the Infrastructure System to Meet the Needs of the ASD Community?

  • Prevalence and Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 4 Years—Early Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, Seven Sites, United States, 2010, 2012, and 2014
  • Selection Bias on Intellectual Ability in Autism Research: A Cross-Sectional Review and Meta-Analysis

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