Through years of rigorous study, autism research specialists has developed systems to properly measure, assess, and diagnose people with autism. Our current understanding of autism assessment has helped us improve millions of lives, but our work isn't finished. It's our responsibility to critically evaluate and evolve our methods as new knowledge is introduced. In this way, we're helping medical experts provide higher quality care and make more accurate ASD diagnoses.

Focus Areas

  • Identification of broader autism phenotype
  • Identification of meaningful subtypes
  • Measurement of comorbidity
  • Cross-cultural assessment tools and diagnostic tests
  • Sensitive measures for monitoring treatment progress
  • Evaluating effectiveness of test accommodations
  • Functional behavioral assessments and analyses
  • Bio-physiological measures
  • Applied research with neuroscience components