EEG Biomarkers of Language and Literacy Abilities in Minimally Verbal Children with ASD

Keywords: ASDBiomarkers of Treatment Outcomes in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

What is being studied?

To understand more about language processing in children with ASD, and how their written and auditory linguistic processing relates to their spoken language ability.

Who can participate?

Children between 5-11 years old with a primary diagnosis of ASD/Autism, or typically developing children.

What does the study involve?

Participating involves 1 - 2 visits to the Jeste Lab.  An EEG session (approximately 30 minutes), where the child wears a stretchy electrode net while watching pictures and hearing words.  An assessment session (approximately 2 hours), where the child will participate in various language and cognitive assessments. Participants will receive a letter with their assessment results.

Whom should I contact to get involved?

If you are interested in participating in this study, please contact Charlotte DiStefano, PhD at (310) 825-8892, or via email 

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