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Conner Black, Elizabeth Will, and Kayla Smith

Recent Publications from the NDD Lab

Three members of the NDD Lab received notification that their submitted papers were set to be published! Conner Black, doctoral student, had his paper “Early behavioral and physiological markers of social anxiety in infants with fragile X syndrome” published in the Journal for Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Dr. Elizabeth Will, postdoctoral researcher, had her paper “Associated Mechanisms

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Research Round-Up #8

Autism Spectrum Disorder-Associated Behavior in Infants with Down SyndromeApproximately 20% of children with Down syndrome (DS) meet the diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), which suggests that children with DS are at elevated risk for ASD. In this study, researchers were interested in analyzing how infants with DS and typically developing (TD) infants differed

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Felicia McGill

NDD Lab Undergrad Felicia McGill Named Goldwater Scholar

We are so excited to share that Felicia McGill was recently named a Goldwater Scholar! Felicia joined the lab as a freshman and has quickly proven herself to be a passionate researcher and motivated scholar. In addition to her research experience in the NDD Lab, Felicia had a summer research opportunity at Princeton University and

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Bridgette Kelleher with materials from the PANDABox

Research Round-Up #7

Bringing the Laboratory Home: PANDABox Telehealth-Based Assessment of Neurodevelopmental Risk in ChildrenCollecting data on children with neurodevelopmental disorders can be difficult considering the time and cost of researchers traveling to their home. To combat this, researchers developed the PANDABox (Parent Administered Neurodevelopmental Assessment), which allows caregivers to facilitate a home-based assessment to monitor early developmental

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Research Round-Up #6

Mobile Technology Use and Skills Among Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome: Implications For Healthcare Decision MakingThe role of technology can be beneficial for those with developmental or intellectual disabilities, but few studies have examined technology use in individuals with fragile X syndrome (FXS). In this study, researchers examined the types of technology individuals with FXS

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