Research in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Lab

Presentations

2019

Abbeduto, L., Thurman, A.J., Sterling, A., Edgin, J.O, Sherman, S., & Berry-Kravis, E. (2019, June). Measuring spoken language to evaluate treatment efficiacy for Down syndrome. Presentation at the Biennial Meeting of the Trisomy 21 Research Society, Barcelona, Spain.

Friedman, L., Hilvert, E., & Sterling, A. (2019, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Narrative production in boys with fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorder.

Hilvert, E., & Sterling, A. (2019, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Comparison of error production in boys with idiopathic ASD and fragile X syndrome.

Lorang, E., & Sterling, A. (2019, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Command use and child compliance during parent-child interactions including children with Down syndrome and children with typical development.

Friedman, L., DaWalt, L.S., Sterling, A. (2019, April). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX: Presented poster titled Language dysfluencies in families with adult children with autism spectrum disorder.

Hillard, L.J., Finestack, L.F., Sterling, A. (2019, April). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX: Presented poster titled A comparison of the conversational and narrative grammatical abilities of verbally expressive adolescents with fragile X syndrome.

Nguyen, V., Anglo, C., Thurman, A.J., Sterling, A., Edgin, J., Sherman, S., Berry-Kravis, E., Abbeduto, L. (2019, April). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX: Presented poster titled Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in individuals with Down syndrome.

2018

Barton-Hulsey, A., Lorang, E., Renfus, K., & Sterling, A. (2018, November). American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Boston, MA: Presented poster titled Home literacy experiences in children with Down syndrome.

Friedman, L., & Sterling, A. (2018, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Personal pronouns in boys with fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorder.

Lorang, E., Venker, C., Sterling, A., & Renfus, K. (2018, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled An investigation into the grammatical and lexical quality of maternal input to children with Down syndrome.

Barton-Hulsey, A., Lorang, E., Sterling, A., Hustad, K., & McFadd, E. (2018, April). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego, CA: Presented poster titled Receptive language and maternal responsivity in children with Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.

Friedman, L., Sterling, A., & Smith DaWalt, L. (2018, April). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego, CA: Presented poster titled Language and reciprocal social behavior in adolescents with ASD.

Lorang, E., Barton-Hulsey, A., Sterling, A., & Hartley, S. (2018, April). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Diego, CA: Presented poster titled The relationship between maternal and paternal molar responsivity and child behavior in children with Down syndrome.

2017

Barton-Hulsey, A., Lorang, E., & Sterling, A. (2017, November). American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA: Presented poster titled Maternal input and child language comprehension during book reading in children with Down syndrome.

Barton-Hulsey, A., & Sterling, A. (2017, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled The relationship between grammar comprehension, production, and IQ in boys with ASD.

Friedman, L., Willis, K., & Sterling, A. (2017, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Mental state terms in fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorders.

Hoover, J.R., & Sterling, A. (2017, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Patterns of tense and agreement productivity in SLI, fragile X syndrome, and ASD.

Lorang, E., Schroeder, B., & Sterling, A. (2017, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled The relationship between child factors and maternal input to young children with Down syndrome.

Barton-Hulsey, A., Sterling, A., Lorang, E., Friedman, L., & Schroeder, S. (2017, March). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX: Presented poster titled Social communication and expressive language in children with idiopathic ASD and comorbid ASD and fragile X syndrome.

Friedman, L., Sterling, A., Mailick, M., Greenberg, J., & Smith Dawalt, L. (2017, March). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX: Presented poster titled Conversational language in adults with ASD.

Lorang, E., & Sterling, A. (2017, March). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX: Presented poster titled The impact of ASD on gesture and spoken language integration in DS and FXS.

2016

Sterling, A., & Finestack, L. (2016, November). Clinical profiles of children with FXS+ASD. Presentation at the American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Friedman, L., Sterling, A., Wagner, E., Willis, K., & Schroeder, S. (2016, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Linking eye gaze and perseverative language in FXS and ASD.

Wagner, E., Sterling, A., Friedman, L., Brinkman, J., & Schroeder, S. (2016, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Gesture use in fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome.

2015

Alexander, A.L., Lainhart, J.E., Sterling, A., Travers, B.G., & Kecskemeti, S. (2015, May). Retrospective motion correction of MPnRAGE studies in children. Presentation at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Haebig, E., Sterling, A., & Schroeder, S. (2015, March). Methods for assessing language in school-age boys with idiopathic autism spectrum disorder and boys with fragile X syndrome. Presentation at The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, New Orleans, LA.

2014

Haebig, E., Sterling, A., Pollan, A., & Schroeder, S. (2014, March).  The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Chicago, IL: Presented poster titled A comparison of the ADI-R and CARS2-QPC in its application to individuals with fragile X syndrome.

Haebig, E., Sterling, A., & Schroeder, S. (2014, November). American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Orlando, FL: Presented poster titled Methods of language sampling: Using the ADOS as a language sampling context.

Haebig, E., Sterling, A. Schwartz, E., Schroeder, S., & Hoover, J. (2014, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled An evaluation of compensatory linguistic strategies in boys with fragile X syndrome.

Sterling, A., & Haebig, E. (2014, November). The impact of autism on grammatical development in fragile X syndrome. With N. Brady, L. Finestack, & S.F. Warren in seminar entitled: Development of complex language in children with fragile X syndrome. American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Orlando, FL.

2013

Haebig, E., Sterling, A., & Schroeder, S. (2013, February). Wisconsin Speech-Language and Hearing Association Convention, Wisconsin Dells, WI: Presented poster titled Assessment methods in identifying morphosyntactic deficits in children and adolescents with fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorder.

Haebig, E., Sterling, A., & Schroeder, S. (2013, March). The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX: Presented poster titled Assessing autism diagnostic tools in fragile X syndrome.

Hoover, J.R., & Sterling, A. (2013, November). American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL: Presented poster titled Cross-population comparisons of morphosyntax: SLI, autism, and fragile X syndrome.

Sterling, A., Haebig, E., & Schroeder, S. (2013, May). The International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain: Presented poster titled Methods for assessing language in school-age children with autism and intellectual disability.

Sterling, A., Haebig, E., & Schroeder, S. (2013, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled Assessing syntax in fragile X syndrome: A comparison between standard and experimental measures.

2012

Finestack, L., & Sterling, A. (2012, June). The Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI: Presented poster titled The Relationship between Characteristics of Autism and Syntactic Language Abilities in Boys with Fragile X Syndrome.

Sterling, A. (2012, November). Assessing grammar in fragile X syndrome. With J. Hoover, S. Adlof, L., Finestack, & D. Finneran in seminar entitled: Comparing grammar assessments across clinical and at-risk populations of children. American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Sterling, A., & Finestack, L. (2012, November). Clinical implications of the fragile X language phenotype. Presentation at the American Speech Language and Hearing Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Sterling, A., & Seltzer, M.M. (2012, May). The International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Ontario: Presented poster titled Characterizing the language phenotype in adults with ASD.

Sterling, A., Seltzer, M.M., & Greenberg, J. (2012, March). Language dysfluencies in female FMR1 premutation carriers. Presentation at the Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Annapolis, MD.