Office of Epidemiology and Research, Division of Research

Advancing Applied MCH Research

Autism Publications

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Azad GF, Locke J, Kasari C, Mandell DS. Race, disability, and grade: social relationships in children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism. 2017. Jan;21(1):92-99.

Benevides TW, Carretta HJ, Ivey CK, Lane SJ. Therapy access among children with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder: a population-based study. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2017 Dec;59(12):1291-1298.

Berkovits L, Eisenhower A, Blacher J. Emotion regulation in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017 Jan;47(1):68-79.

Brucato M, Ladd-Acosta C, Li M, et al. Prenatal exposure to fever is associated with autism spectrum disorder in the Boston Birth Cohort. Autism Res. 2017;10(11):1878-1890.

Bustamante Helfrich B, Chilukuri N, He H, et al. Maternal vascular malperfusion of the placental bed associated with hypertensive disorders in the Boston Birth Cohort. Placenta. 2017;52:106-113.

Cameron JM, Levandovskiy V, Roberts W, et al. Variability of creatine metabolism genes in children with autism spectrum disorder. Int J Mol Sci. 2017;18(8):E1665.

Dean M, Harwood R, Kasari C. The art of camouflage: Gender differences in the social behaviors of girls and boys with autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2017 Aug;21(6):678-689. doi: 10.1177/1362361316671845. Epub 2016 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 27899709.

Elsharkawi I, Gozal D, Macklin EA, Voelz L, Weintraub G, Skotko BG. Urinary biomarkers and obstructive sleep apnea in patients with Down syndrome. Sleep Med. 2017 Jun;34:84-9.

Erickson Warfield M, Crossman MK, Neumeyer AM, O’Brien J, Kuhlthau KA. Transition tools and access to adult primary care. Adv Autism. 2017;3(3):131-141.

Ferguson BJ, Marler S, Alstein LL, et al. Psychophysiological associations with gastrointestinal symptomology in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Res. 2017;10(2):276-288.

Giserman-Kiss I, Feldman MS, Sheldrick RC, Carter AC. 2017. Developing autism screening criteria for the Brief Infant-Toddler Social Emotional Assessment (BITSEA). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47(5), 1269-1277.

Hand BN, Dennis S, Lane AE. Latent constructs underlying sensory subtypes in children with autism: A preliminary study. Autism Res. 2017 Aug;10(8):1364-1371.

Handen BL, Anagnostou E, Aman MG, et al. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of metformin for the treatment of overweight induced by antipsychotic medication in young people with autism spectrum disorder: open-label extension. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017;56(10):849-856.

Handen BL, Anagnostou E, Aman MG, Sanders KB, Chan J, Hollway JA, Brian J, Arnold LE, Capano L, Williams C, Hellings JA, Butter E, Mankad D, Tumuluru R, Kettel J, Newsom CR, Peleg N, Odrobina D, McAuliffe-Bellin S, Marler S, Wong T, Wagner A, Hadjiyannakis S, Macklin EA, Veenstra-VanderWeele J. A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Metformin for the Treatment of Overweight Induced by Antipsychotic Medication in Young People With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Open-Label Extension. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Oct;56(10):849-856.e6.

Hegarty JP 2nd, Ferguson BJ, Zamzow RM, et al. Beta-andrenergic antagonism modulates functional connectivity in the default mode network of individuals with and without autism spectrum disorder. Brain Imaging Behav. 2017 (11)1278-89.

Hegarty JP 2nd, Ferguson BJ, Zamzow RM, et al. Beta-adrenergic antagonism modulates functional connectivity in the default mode network of individuals with and without autism spectrum disorder. Brain Imaging Behav.

Hundley RJ, Shui A, Malow BA. Relationship between subtypes of restricted and repetitive behaviors and sleep disturbance in autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;46(11):3448-3457.

Jayaratne YSN, Elsharkawi I, Macklin EA, Voelz L, Weintraub G, Rosen D, Skotko BG. The facial morphology in Down syndrome: A 3D comparison of patients with and without obstructive sleep apnea. Am J Med Genet A. 2017 Nov;173(11):3013-3021.

Kuhlthau KA, McDonnell E, Coury DL, Payakachat N, Macklin E. Associations of quality of life with health-related characteristics among children with autism. Autism. 2017:136236131770442.

Lake JK, Denton D, Lunksy Y, Shui AM, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Anagnostou E. Medical conditions and demographic, service and clinical factors associated with atypical antipsychotic medication use among children with an autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(5):1391-1402.

Lambert JM, Staubitz JE, Roane JT, et al. Outcome summaries of latency-based functional analyses conducted in hospital inpatient units. J Appl Behav Anal. 2017;50(3):487-494.

Leslie DL, Iskandarani K, Velott DL, Stein BD, Mandell DS, Agbese E, Dick AW. Medicaid Waivers Targeting Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Reduce The Need For Parents To Stop Working. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Feb 1;36(2):282-288.

Locke J, Kang-Yi CD, Pellecchia M, Marcus S, Hadley T, Mandell DS. Ethnic disparities in school-based behavioral health service use for children with psychiatric disorders. J Sch Health. 2017;87(1):47-54.

Locke J, Williams J, Shih W, Kasari C. Characteristics of socially successful elementary school-aged children with autism. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017 Jan;58(1):94-102.

Locke J, Wolk CB, Harker C, Olsen A, Shingledecker T, Barg F, Mandell D, Beidas R. Pebbles, rocks, and boulders: The implementation of a school-based social engagement intervention for children with autism. Autism. 2017 Nov;21(8):985-994.

Mao G, Nachman RM, Sun Q, et al. Individual and joint effects of early-life ambient exposure and maternal prepregnancy obesity on childhood overweight or obesity. Environ Health Perspect. 2017;125(6):067005.

Marler S, Ferguson BJ, Lee EB, Peters B, Williams KC, McDonnell E, Macklin EA, Levitt P, Margolis KG, Beversdorf DQ, Veenstra-VanderWeele J. Association of Rigid-Compulsive Behavior with Functional Constipation in Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017 Jun;47(6):1673-1681.

Mazurek MO, Lu F, Symecko H, et al. A prospective study of the concordance of DSM-IV and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(9):2783-2794.

McIntyre NS, Solari EJ, Gonzales JE, Solomon M, Lerro LE, Novotny S, Oswald TM, Mundy PC. The Scope and Nature of Reading Comprehension Impairments in School-Aged Children with Higher-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017 Sep;47(9):2838-60.

Mody M, Shui AM, Nowinski La, et al. Communication deficits and the motor system: exploring patterns of associations in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(1):155-162.

Mruzek DW, McAleavey S, Loring WA, Butter E, Smith T, McDonnell E, Levato L, Aponte C, Travis RP, Aiello RE, Taylor CM, Wilkins JW, Corbett-Dick P, Finkelstein DM, York AM, Zanibbi K. A pilot investigation of an iOS-based app for toilet training children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2017 Dec 1:1362361317741741.

Mueller NT, Mao G, Bennet WL, et al. Does vaginal delivery mitigate or strengthen the intergenerational association of overweight and obesity? Findings from the Boston Birth Cohort. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017;41(4):497-501.

Neumeyer AM, Cano Sokoloff N, McDonnell E, Macklin EA, McDougle CJ, Misra M. Bone accrual in males with autism spectrum disorder. J Pediatr. 2017;181:195-201.

Pathak M, Bennett A, Shui AM. Correlates of adaptive behavior profiles in a large cohort of children with autism: The autism speaks Autism Treatment Network registry data. Autism. 2017 Nov 1:1362361317733113.

Raghavan R, Riley AW, Volk H, et al. Maternal multivitamin intake, plasma folate and vitamin B12 levels and autism spectrum disorder risk in offspring. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2017 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print].

Rodas N, Eisenhower A, Blacher J. Structural and pragmatic language in children with ASD: longitudinal impact on anxiety and externalizing behaviors. J Autism Dev Disord, 47(11):3479-3488.

Sheldrick RC, Maye MP, Carter AS. Age at first identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder: an analysis of two US surveys. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Apr;56(4):313:320.

Skotko BG, Macklin EA, Muselli M, Voelz L, McDonough ME, Davidson E, et al. A predictive model for obstructive sleep apnea and Down syndrome. Am J Med Genet Part A. 2017;173(4):889-96. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.38137.doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.38137.

Smith T, Iadarola S, Mandell DS, Harwood R, Kasari C. Community-Partnered Research With Urban School Districts That Serve Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Aug;17(6):614-619. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.04.017. Epub 2017 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 28454928.

Soke GN, Rosenberg SA, Hamman RF, et al. Factors associated with self-injurious behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder: findings from two large national samples. J Autism Dev Disord. 2017;47(2):285-296.

Solari, E.J., Grimm, R., McIntyre, N.S., Lerro, L.S., Zajic, M., Mundy, P.C. The relation between text reading fluency and reading comprehension for students with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2017 41-42:8-19.

Stahmer AC. Toward a more collaborative research culture: Extending translational science from research to community and back again. Autism. April 2017;21(3):259-261.

Thiemann-Bourque, K.S., McGuff, S., Goldstein, H. Training peer partners to use a speech-generating device with classmates with autism spectrum disorder: Exploring communication outcomes across preschool contexts. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 2017 60(9):2648-62.

Tsai HJ, Surkan PJ, Yu SM, et al. Differential effects of stress and African ancestry on preterm birth and related traits among US born and immigrant black mothers. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96(5):e5899.

Wang H, Mueller NT, Li J, et al. Association of maternal plasma folate and cardiometabolic risk factors in pregnancy with elevated blood pressure of offspring in childhood. Am J Hypertens. 2017;30(5):532-540

Wang H, Xu BP, Xu RB, Walker SO, Wang G. Joint effect of maternal plasma homocysteine and prepregnancy obesity on child blood pressure: a prospective birth cohort study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017;41(9):1447-1453.

Zamzow RM, Ferguson BJ, Ragsdale AS, Lewis ML, Beversdorf DQ. Effects of acute beta-adrenergic antagonism on verbal problem solving in autism spectrum disorder and exploration of treatment response markers. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2017:39(6):596-606.

Zhang W, Mason AE, Boyd B, Sikich L, Baranek G. A rural-urban comparison in emergency department visits for U.S. children with autism spectrum disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 Dec 1 [Epub ahead of print].

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