Research in Developmental Disabilities and Language Lab

Publications

Abbeduto, L., del Hoyo Soriano, L., Berry-Kravis, E., Sterling, A., Edgin, J. O., Abdelnur, N., Drayton, A., Hoffmann, A., Hamilton, D., Harvey, D. J., & Thurman, A. J. (2023). Expressive language sampling and outcome measures for treatment trials in fragile X and down syndromes: Composite scores and Psychometric Properties. Scientific Reports, 13(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-36087-3

Hilvert, E., Lorang, E., Maltman, N., & Sterling, A. (2022). Assessing the quantity and quality of language used by mothers and fathers of children with Down Syndrome during shared book reading. Journal of Child Language, 50(3), 778–790. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0305000922000046

Maltman, N., Lorang, E., Venker, C., & Sterling, A. (2022). Speech-language pathologists’ self-reported language input and recommendations during early intervention. Journal of Early Intervention, 45(1), 19–38. https://doi.org/10.1177/10538151221086512

Maltman, N., Hilvert, E., Friedman, L., & Sterling, A. (2023). Comparison of linguistic error production in conversational language among boys with fragile X syndrome + autism spectrum disorder and autistic boys. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 66(1), 296–313. https://doi.org/10.1044/2022_jslhr-22-00078

del Hoyo Soriano, L., Villarreal, J. C., Sterling, A., Edgin, J., Berry-Kravis, E., Hamilton, D. R., Thurman, A. J., & Abbeduto, L. (2022). The association between expressive language skills and adaptive behavior in individuals with down syndrome. Scientific Reports, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-24478-x

del Hoyo Soriano, L., Sterling, A., Edgin, J., Hamilton, D. R., Berry-Kravis, E., Dimachkie Nunnally, A., Thurman, A. J., & Abbeduto, L. (2022). Associations among sex, cognitive ability, and autism symptoms in individuals with down syndrome. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-022-05779-6

Maltman, N., Klusek, J., DaWalt, L., Hong, J., Sterling, A., Berry-Kravis, E., & Mailick, M. R. (2022). Verbal inhibition declines among older women with high FMR1 premutation expansions: A prospective study. Brain and Cognition, 159, 105851. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2022.105851

Hoffmann, A., Thurman, A., Sterling, A., Kover, S., Finestack, L., Berry-Kravis, E., Edgin, J., Drayton, A., Fombonne, E., & Abbeduto, L. (2022). Analysis of a repetitive language coding system: Comparisons between Fragile X syndrome, autism, and Down Syndrome. Brain Sciences, 12(5), 575. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci12050575

Potter, S. N., Harvey, D. J., Sterling, A., & Abbeduto, L. (2022). Mental health challenges, parenting stress, and features of the couple relationship in parents of children with Fragile X Syndrome. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13, 857633. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.857633

Lorang, E., Maltman, N., Venker, C., Eith, A., & Sterling, A. (2022). Speech-language pathologists’ practices in augmentative and alternative communication during early intervention. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 38(1), 41–52. https://doi.org/10.1080/07434618.2022.2046853

Thurman, A. J., Edgin, J. O., Sherman, S. L., Sterling, A., McDuffie, A., Berry-Kravis, E., Hamilton, D., & Abbeduto, L. (2021). Spoken language outcome measures for treatment studies in Down syndrome: Feasibility, practice effects, test-retest reliability, and construct validity of variables generated from expressive language sampling. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 13(1), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s11689-021-09361-6

Dimachkie Nunnally, A., Nguyen, V., Anglo, C., Sterling, A., Edgin, J., Sherman, S., Berry-Kravis, E., del Hoyo Soriano, L., Abbeduto, L., & Thurman, A. J. (2021). Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in individuals with down syndrome. Brain Sciences, 11(10), 1278. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci11101278

Hilvert, E., Lorang, E., & Sterling, A. (2021). Maternal use of decontextualized and contextualized talk: An in-depth investigation of early parent–child interactions in down syndrome. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 30(4), 1767–1780. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_ajslp-20-00190

Lorang, E. K., & Sterling, A. (2021). Parent command use and child compliance during parent–child interactions including children with down syndrome. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 30(3), 1203–1209. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_ajslp-20-00251

Maltman, N., Friedman, L., Lorang, E., & Sterling, A. (2021). Brief report: Linguistic mazes and Perseverations in school-age boys with Fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorder and relationships with maternal maze use. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 52(2), 897–907. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-021-04981-2

Abbeduto, L., Berry-Kravis, E., Sterling, A., Sherman, S., Edgin, J. O., McDuffie, A., Hoffmann, A., Hamilton, D., Nelson, M., Aschkenasy, J., & Thurman, A. J. (2020). Expressive language sampling as a source of outcome measures for treatment studies in Fragile X Syndrome: Feasibility, practice effects, test-retest reliability, and construct validity. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 12(1), 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1186/s11689-020-09313-6

Barton-Hulsey, A., & Sterling, A. (2020). Grammatical judgment and production in male participants with idiopathic autism spectrum disorder. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 34(12), 1088–1111. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699206.2020.1719208

Barton-Hulsey, A., Lorang, E., Renfus, K., & Sterling, A. (2020). Maternal input and child language comprehension during book reading in children with down syndrome. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 29(3), 1475–1488. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_ajslp-19-00156

Friedman, L., Lorang, E., Hilvert, E., & Sterling, A. (2020). “Are we done yet?” question-asking in boys with fragile X syndrome and idiopathic autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(6), 1822–1834. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_jslhr-19-00139

Lorang, E., Hartley, S., & Sterling, A. (2020). Physiological arousal and observed behaviour in parent–child interactions involving young children with down syndrome. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 64(6), 426–433. https://doi.org/10.1111/jir.12714

Hilvert, E., Hoover, J., Sterling, A., & Schroeder, S. (2020). Comparing tense and agreement productivity in boys with Fragile X syndrome, children with developmental language disorder, and children with typical development. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(4), 1181–1194. https://doi.org/10.1044/2019_jslhr-19-00022

Hilvert, E., Sterling, A., Haebig, E., & Friedman, L. (2020). Expressive language abilities of boys with idiopathic autism spectrum disorder and boys with fragile X syndrome + autism spectrum disorder: Cross-context comparisons. Autism & Developmental Language Impairments, 5, 239694152091211. https://doi.org/10.1177/2396941520912118

Klusek, J., Hong, J., Sterling, A., Berry-Kravis, E., & Mailick, M. R. (2020). Inhibition deficits are modulated by age and CGG repeat length in carriers of the FMR1 premutation allele who are mothers of children with Fragile X Syndrome. Brain and Cognition, 139, 105511. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bandc.2019.105511

Haebig, E., Sterling, A., Barton-Hulsey, A., & Friedman, L. (2020). Rates and predictors of co-occurring autism spectrum disorder in boys with Fragile X Syndrome. Autism & Developmental Language Impairments, 5, 239694152090532. https://doi.org/10.1177/2396941520905328