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BASIS Affiliated Projects Awards, Publications, Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

Awards 

2013

Jones, E.J.H. (2013). Joint winner of the L'Oreal-UNESCO Fellowship Award for Women in Science UK & Ireland.

Elsabbagh, M. et al (2013). Infant neural sensitivity to eye gaze is associated with later emerging autism. Current Biology (2012). Simons Foundation Top 10 Notable Papers of 2012.

Elsabbagh, M. (2013). The British Psychological Society's Neil O'Connor Award for Research in Developmental Psychology.

2011

Senju, A. (2011). The British Psychological Society's Neil O'Connor Award for Research in Developmental Psychology.

2010

Elsabbagh, M. (2010). Brain function measures as prospective markers of individual differences in autism-related social and communication characteristics.
Joint winner of the 2010 Neville Butler Prize, promoting early career researchers whose work comprises longitudinal research that both contributes to knowledge in a significant way, but also has evident social value and public relevance. The prize was established by the Economic and Social Research Council and Longview in honour of the late Neville Butler, who was a distinguished paediatrician and Professor of Child Health.

Peer Reviewed Publications

2015

Blasi, A., Lloyd-Fox, S., Sethna, V., Brammer, M., Mercure, E., Murray, L., Williams, S., Simmons, A., Murphy, D., & Johnson, M. (2015). Atypical processing of voice sounds in infants at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Cortex. 71, 122-133

Ozonoff, S., Young, G. S., Landa, R. J., Brian, J., Bryson, S., Charman, T., Chawarska, K., Macari, S. L., Messinger, D., Stone, W. L., Zwaigenbaum, L., & Iosif, A. M. (2015). Diagnostic stability in young children at risk for autism spectrum disorder: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 988-998.
 
Gliga T., Bedford, R., Charman T., & Johnson M.H. & the BASIS Team. (2015). Enhanced visual search in infancy predicts emerging autism symptoms. Current Biology, 25, 1727-1730.
 
Messinger, D., Young, G. S., Webb, S. J., Ozonoff, S., Bryson, S., Carter, A., Carver, L., Charman, T., Chawarska, K., Curtin, S., Dobkins, K., Hutman, T., Iverson, J., M., Landa, R., Nelson, C. A., Stone, W. L., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Zwaigenbaum, L. (2015). Early sex differences are not autism-specific: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium study. Molecular Autism, 6, 32.

Gammer, I., Bedford, R., Elsabbagh, M., Garwood, H., Pasco, G., Tucker, L., ... & BASIS Team. (2015). Behavioural markers for autism in infancy: Scores on the Autism Observational Scale for Infants in a prospective study of at-risk siblings. Infant Behavior and Development, 38, 107-115.

Leonard, H. C., Bedford, R., Pickles, A., Hill, E. L., & BASIS Team. (2015). Predicting the rate of language development from early motor skills in at-risk infants who develop autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 13, 15-24.

Gliga, T., Jones, E. J., & Johnson, M. H. (2015). Low noise in autism: Cause or consequence?. Autism, 19(3), 369-370.

Johnson, Mark H., Emily JH Jones, and Teodora Gliga. Brain adaptation and alternative developmental trajectories. Development and Psychopathology 27.02 (2015): 425-442.

Green, J., Charman, T., Pickles, A., Wan M.W., Elsabbagh, M., Slonims, V., Taylor, C., McNally, J., Booth, R., Gliga, T., Jones, E.J.H., Harrop, C., Bedford, R., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (2015).  Parent-mediated intervention versus no intervention for infants at high risk of autism: a parallel, single-blind, randomised trial. The Lancet Psychiatry, doi: S2215-0366(14)00091-1.

Johnson, M.H., Gliga, T., Jones, E.J.H & Charman, T. (2015). Annual Research Review: Infant development, autism, and ADHD – early pathways to emerging disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56(3), 228-247

2014

Orekhova, E.V., Elsabbagh, M., Jones, E.J.H., Dawson, G., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (2014). EEG hyper-connectivity in high-risk infants is associated with later autism.  Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, doi: 10.1186/1866-1955-6-40.

Johnson, M.H., Gliga, T., Jones, E.J.H and Charman, T. (2014).  Annual Research Review: Infant development, autism, and ADHD - early pathways to emerging disorders. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12328.

Gliga, T., Jones, E.J.H., Bedford, R., Charman, T. and Johnson, M.H. (2014). From early markers to neuro-developmental models of autism.  Developmental Review, 34(3), 189-207.

Leonard, H.C., Bedford, R., Charman, T., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M.H., Hill, E.L. and the BASIS Team (2014). Motor development in children at risk of autism: A follow-up study of infant siblings. Autism, 18(3), 281-291.

Elsabbagh, M., Bruno, R., Wan, M.W., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H., Green, J. and the BASIS Team (2014). Infant neural sensitivity to dynamic eye gaze relates to quality of parent-infant interaction at 7-months in infants at risk for autism.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, doi 10.1007/s10803-014-2192-9.

Jones, E., Gliga, T., Bedford, R., Charman, T., & Johnson, M. H. (2014). Developmental pathways to autism: A review of prospective studies of infants at risk. Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews, 39, 1-33.

Gliga T., Senju A., Southgate, V., Pettinato M., Charman T., Johnson M. H., & The BASIS Team (2014). Spontaneous belief attribution in younger siblings of children on the autism spectrum. Developmental Psychology, 50(3), 903-913.

Elsabbagh, M., Bedford, R., Senju, A., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. & The BASIS Team (2014). What you see is what you get: contextual modulation of face scanning in typical and atypical development. SCAN, 9(4), 538-543.

Leonard, H., Elsabbagh, M., Hill, E., & The BASIS Team (2014). Early and persistent motor delay in infants at-risk of developing autism spectrum disorder: A prospective study. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 11(1), 18-35.

Bedford, R., Pickles, A., Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., Charman, T., Johnson, M. H. and the BASIS Team (2014).  Additive effects of social and non-social attention during infancy relate to later autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Science, 17(4), 612-620.

Hudry, K., Chandler, S., Bedford, R., Pasco, G., Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M. H., Charman, T., & The BASIS Team (2014). Early language profiles in infants at high-risk for autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44, 154-167.

de Klerk, C. C. J. M., Gliga, T., Charman, T., Johnson, M. H. & the BASIS Team (2014). Face engagement during infancy predicts later face recognition ability in younger siblings of children with autism. Developmental Science, 17(4), 596-611.

2013

Elsabbagh, M., Gliga, T., Pickles, A., Hudry, K., Charman. T., Johnson, M.H., & the BASIS Team (2013). The development of face orienting in infants at-risk for autism.  Behavioural Brain Research, 251, 147-154.

Wan, M.W., Green, J. Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M.H., Charman, T., Plummer, F. & the BASIS Team (2013). Quality of interaction between at-risk infants and caregiver at 12-15 months is associated with 3-year autism outcome. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 54(7), 763-771.

Webb, S.J., Bernier, R., Henderson, H.A., Johnson, M.H., Jones, E.J.H., Lerner, M.D., McPartland, J., Nelson, C.A., Rojas, D.C., Townsend, J. & Westerfield, M. (2013). Guidelines and best practices for electrophysiological data collection, analysis and reporting in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, doi 10.1007/s10803-013-1916-6.

Green, J. Wan, M.W., Guiraud, J., Holsgrove, S., McNally, J., Slonims, V., Elsabbagh, M., Charman, T., Pickles, A., Johnson, M.H., & the BASIS team (2013). Intervention for infants at risk of developing autism – A case series. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders doi 10.1007/s10803-013-1797-8.

Senju, A., Tucker, L., Pasco, G., Hudry, K., Elsabbagh, M., Charman, T., & Johnson, M. H. (2013).  The importance of the eyes: Communication skills in infants of blind parents. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, doi 10.1098/rspb.2013.0436.

Clifford, S.M., Hudry, K., Elsabbagh, M., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. (2013). Temperament in the First 2 Years of Life in Infants at High-Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(3), 673-686.

Bölte, S., Marschik, P. B., Falck-Ytter, T., Charman, T., Roeyers, H., Elsabbagh, M. (2013). Infants at risk for autism: A European perspective on current status, challenges and opportunities. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 22(6) 341-348.

Lloyd-Fox, S., Blasi, A., Elwell, C. E., Charman, T., Murphy, D. E., and Johnson, M. H. (2013). Reduced neural sensitivity to social stimuli in infants at-risk for autism. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2012.3026.

Elsabbagh, M., Fernandes, J., Webb, S.J., Dawson, G., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team. (2013) Disengagement of Visual Attention in Infancy Is Associated with Emerging Autism in Toddlerhood. Biological Psychiatry, 74(3), 189-194.

Bedford R., Gliga T., Frame K., Hudry K., Chandler, S., Johnson M.H., Charman T. and the BASIS team (2013). Failure to learn from feedback underlies word learning difficulties in toddlers at-risk for autism. Journal of Child Language, 40(1), 29-46.

2012

Johnson, M.H. (2012). Executive function and developmental disorders: the flip side of the coin. Trends in Cognitive Science, 16(9), 454-457.

Gliga, T., Elsabbagh M., Hudry K., Charman T, and Johnson M.H. and the BASIS Team (2012). Gaze following, gaze reading and word learning in children at-risk for autism. Child Development, 83(3), 926-938.

Stahl, D., Pickles, A., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M.H., and The BASIS Team (2012). Novel machine learning methods for ERP analysis: A validation from research on infants at-risk for autism. Developmental Neuropsychology, 37(3), 274-298.

Guiraud, J., Tomalski, P., Kushnerenko, E., Ribeiro, H.,  Davies, K., Charman, T., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M.H., and the BASIS Team (2012). Atypical audiovisual speech integration in infants at-risk for autism. Public Library of Science One, 7(5). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036428.

Elsabbagh, M., Mercure, E., Hudry, K., Chandler, S., Pasco, G., Charman, T., Pickles, A., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS team (2012).  Infant neural sensitivity to dynamic eye gaze is associated with later emerging autism. Current Biology, 22, 338-342.

Bedford, R., Elsabbagh, M., Senju, A., Gliga, T., Pickles, A., Charman, T., Johnson, M. H. and the BASIS team. (2012). Precursors to Social and Communication Difficulties in Infants At-Risk for Autism: Gaze Following and Attentional Engagement. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(10), 2208-2218.

Wan, M.W., Green, J., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M.H., Charman, T., Plummer, F. & the BASIS Team (2012). Quality of interaction between at-risk infants and caregiver at 12-15 months is associated with three year autism outcome. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12032.

Wan, M.W., Green, J., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M.H., Charman, T., Plummer, F., and The BASIS Team (2012). Parent-infant interaction in infant siblings at risk of autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 33(3), 924-932.

Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., Hudry, K., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (2012).  The use of social cues for word learning in toddlers on the broader autism phenotype.  Child Development, 83, 926-938.

2011

Walsh, P., Elsabbagh, M., Bolton, P., and Sing, I. (2011).  In search of biomarkers for autism: scientific, social and ethical challenges. Nature Reviews: Neuroscience, 12, 603-612.

Elsabbagh, M., Holmboe, K., Gliga, T., Mercure, E., Hudry, K., Charman, T., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Johnson, M.H., and the BASIS Team (2011). Social and attention factors during infancy and the later emergence of autism charcteristics.  Progress in Brain Research, 189, 195-207.

Guiraud, J., Kushnerenko, E., Tomalski, P., Davies, K., Ribeiro, H., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (2011).  Differential habituation to repeated sounds in infants at risk for autism.  Neuroreport, 22,845-849.

2010

Elsabbagh, M. & Johnson, M.H. (2010). Getting answers from babies about autism. Trends in Cognitive Science, 14, 81-87.

Holmboe, K., Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Tucker, L.A., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., & Johnson, M.H. (2010). Frontal cortex functioning in the infant broader autism phenotype. Infant Behavior & Development, 33, 482-491.

Charman, T. (2010). Autism research comes of (a young) age (Invited Editorial).  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 49, 208-209.

Yirmiya, N. & Charman, T. (2010). The prodrome of autism: early behavioral and biological signs, regression, peri- and post-natal development and genetics. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 432-458.

2009 

Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Csibra, G., Holmboe, K., Garwood, H., Tucker, L., Krlijes, S., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., Baird, G., & Johnson, M.H. (2009). Neural correlates of eye gaze processing in the infant broader autism phenotype. Biological Psychiatry, 65,(1), 31-38.

Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Tucker, L., Holmboe, K., Csibra G., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., Baird, G., and Johnson, M.H. (2009). Visual orienting in the early broader autism phenotype: Disengagement and facilitation. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 637-642.

Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., Andravizou, A., and Johnson, M. (2009). Faces attract infants' attention in complex displays. Infancy, 14, 550-562.

2008 

Elsabbagh, M. (2008). A la recherche des signes precoses de l'autisme (French language: In search of the early signs of autism). Medecine & enfance, June, 28, 254-258.

2007

Elsabbagh, M. & Johnson, M. (2007) Infancy and autism: Progress, prospects and challenge. Progress in Brain Research, 164, 355-383.

Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations and Talks

2014

Gliga, T. (July, 2014). Using eye-tracking to investigate word learning in infants on the broader autism phenotype. 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Amsterdam.

Jones, E.J.H. (July, 2014). Invited symposium presentation on Early Visual Attention in ASD.  International Conference on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.

Jones, E.J.H., Rigato, S., Gliga, T., Charman, T., Johnson, M.J. & the BASIS Team (May, 2014). Facial emotions elicit atypical arousal and visual attention patterns in 14-month-old infants at high risk for autism. International Meeting for Autism Research, Atlanta, Georgia. *Part of a Scientific Panel chaired by E. Jones (Cognitive Modulation of Arousal in ASD: Linking Emotion Processing and Anxiety Across Development).

2013

Gliga, T. (May, 2013). Typical social orienting but impaired processing of social information in infants that go on to develop autism (part of novel methods and paradigms for studying early autism: a European perspective). International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.

2012

Bedford, R., Elsabbagh, M., Senju, A., Charman, T., Pickles, A., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (May, 2012). Cue-driven face scanning in typical and atypical development. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.

Elsabbagh, M., Mercure, E., Pickles, A., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (May, 2012). Three strategies for prospective mapping of neurophysiological measures on to behavioural outcomes. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.

Pasco, G., Hudry, K., Chandler, S., Charman, T. and the BASIS Team (May, 2012). The influence of examiner and observer level of experience on the inter-rater reliability of ADOS item and algorithm scores and diagnostic outcomes. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.

Gliga, T., Senju, T., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (May, 2012). Social environment influences on mental state understanding in children with or without autism. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.

Charman, T., Roeyers, H., Bolte, S., Falck-Ytter, T., van Daalen, E., and McConachie, H. (May, 2012). Enhancing the Early Scientific Study of Autism (ESSEA COST Action). Innovative Research in Autism, Tours, France.

Howling, P., Gordon, K., Pasco, G., & Charman, T. (May, 2012). Communication Intervention in Real-Life Settings: Outcomes and Challenges. International Meeting For Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.

Messinger, D.S., Young, G.S., Ozonoff, S., Zwaigenbaum, L., Dobkins, K.R., Carter, A.S., Charman, T., Landa, R.J., Strauss, M.S., Constantino, J.N., Bryson, S.E., Carver, L.J., Hutman, T., Iverson, J.M., Rogbers, S.J., Sigman, M., Stone, W.L. & Warren, Z. (May, 2012). Beyond ASD: Developmental Outcomes of High Risk Siblings. International Meeting For Autism Research, Toronto, Canada.

2011

Bedford, R., Elsabbagh, M., Senju, A., Gliga, T., Pickles, A., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (May, 2011). Intact early gaze following in infants at high risk for autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, USA.

Elsabbagh, M., Holmboe, K., Mercure, E., Gliga, T., Hudry, K., Charman, T., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (May, 2011).  Social and attention factors during infancy and the later emergence of autism characteristics.  Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, USA.

Hudry, K., Bedford, R., Chandler, S., Pasco, G., Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., De Clerk, C., Johnson, M.H., Charman, T. and the BASIS Team (May, 2011). Profiles of receptive and expressive vocabulary growth in toddlers at high risk for autism spectrum disorders.  Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, USA.

Green, J., Wan, M.W., Guiraud, J., Holsgrove, S., McNally, J., Slonims, V., Elsabbagh, M., Charman, T., Pickles, A., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (May, 2011).  Intervention within the British Autism Study of Infant Siblings (iBASIS).  Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, USA.

Ronald, A., Hudry, K., Tucker, L.A., Pasco, G., Byrd, C., Elsabbagh, M. Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (May, 2011).  The development of a new brief measure of social and nonsocial autistic-like traits in young children.  Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, USA.

Guiraud, J., Tomalski, P., Kushnerenko, E., Charman, T., Johnson, M.H. and the BASIS Team (April, 2011).   Atypical auditory responses in infants at-risk for autism.  Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Conference, San Francisco, USA.

De Clerk, C., Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M. and the BASIS Team (March, 2011).  A prospective study on face processing in children at increased familial risk for autism spectrum disorder.   Poster presented at the Society for Research on Child Development Biannual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Warreyn, P., Elsabbagh, M., Ruysschaert, L., van Daalen, E., and Brisson, J. (Aug, 2011). Early diagnosis of autism: a state of affairs and future directions. European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Bergen, Norway.

2010 

Ahmed, S., Wan, M.W., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M., Green, J. & The BASIS Team (May, 2010). First year intervention for infants at risk for autism - initial feasibility and acceptance. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, USA.

Bedford, R., Gliga, T., Frame, K., Hudry, K., Charman, T., Johnson, M. & The BASIS Team (May, 2010). Ostensive cueing enhances retention of fast mapped words in typically developing 24-month-olds but not those at high-risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, USA.

Bedford, R., Gliga, T., Frame, K., Hudry, K., Charman, T., Johnson, M. & The BASIS Team (October, 2010). Ostensive cueing enhances retention of fast mapped words in typically developing 24-month-olds but not those at high-risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). Poster presented at Autism Europe, Catania, Italy.

Elsabbagh, M., Mercure, E., Hudry, K., Charman, T., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Pickles, A., Johnson, M. & The BASIS Team (May, 2010). The utility of ERP measures as putative intermediate phenotypes in infancy. Talk at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, USA.

Wan, M.W., Green, J., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M. & The BASIS Team, (May, 2010). High-atypicality infant siblings of children with autism: A prospective study of mother-infant interaction. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, USA.

2009 

Elsabbagh, M., Mercure, E., Garwood, H., Tucker, L., Volein, A., Hudry, K., Chandler, S., Frame, K., Charman, T., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P. & Johnson, M. (May, 2009). Group level similarities and differences in neural processing in infants at genetic risk for autism: Implications for developing predictors of later behavioural outcomes. Talk at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, USA.

Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., Hudry, K., Chandler, S., Charman, T. & Johnson, M. (May, 2009). Referential word learning in toddlers at genetic risk for autism. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, USA.

Hudry, K., & Slaughter, V. (May, 2009). Emotional mimicry and contagion on children with autism, Down syndrome, and typical development. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, USA.

Venema, K.M., Jones, E.J.H., Gleed, A., Elsabbagh, M., Johnson, M., Estes, A.M., Dawson, G., & Webb, S.J. (May, 2009). Assessing visual attention in 6-month-old infants with increased ASD Risk. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, USA.

Wan, M.W., Green, J., Elsabbagh,M., & Johnson, M. (May, 2009). High-atypicality autism siblings: a prospective study of mother-infant interactions. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Chicago, USA.

2008 

Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Holmboe, K., Tucker, L., Csibra, G., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., Baird, G., & Johnson, M. (May, 2008). Visual orienting in infants at-risk for autism. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, London, UK.

Garwood, H., Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Tucker, L., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P.F., Charman, T., Baird, G. & Johnson, M. (May, 2008). Orienting to social and non-social stimuli in the early broader autism phenotype. Poster presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, London, UK.

Wan, M.W., Green, J., Elsabbagh, M., & Johnson, M. (May, 2008). Mother-infant interactions in high-risk infant siblings of children with autism. Talk at the International Meeting for Autism Research, London, UK.

Elsabbagh, M., Sanefuji, W. and Senju, A. (Aug, 2008). Gaze behaviour in Autism: Bridging Experimental Approaches and Intervention.  Symposium at the World Association of Infant Mental Health, Yokohama, Japan.

Gliga, T., Elsabbagh, M., Costa, Al and Morgran, G. (July, 2008). Babies in the making: Why and when should we intervene. Symposium at the Euroscience Forum, Barcelona, Spain.

Ames, C. and Leekam, S. (Feb, 2008). Attention in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A synthesis of current approaches and future directions. British Psychological Society, Dublin, Ireland.

2007 

Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Holmboe, K., Tucker, L, Csibra, G., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., Baird, G., & Johnson, M. (May, 2007). Neural correlates of eye gaze processing in the early autism phenotype. Talk at the International Meeting for Autism Research, Seattle, USA.

Selected Invited Talks

2014

Jones, E.J.H. (June, 2014). Identifying Autism: Early signs and symptoms. Workshop on Identifying Autism for Primary Care Practitioners, Dublin, Ireland.

Jones, E.J.H. (June, 2014). Identifying Autism. Talk at The Cheltenham Science Festival, Cheltenham.

2012

Gliga, T. (June, 2012). Understanding autism through the study of infants at-risk. Talk at The Autism Show 2012, Excel, London.

Gliga, T. (May, 2012). Developmental science sheds light on autism spectrum disorders. Talk at the Birkbeck College Science Week 2012, Birkbeck, London.

Davies, K. (May, 2012). The British Autism Study of Infant Siblings. Talk at the Autistica Charity Lunch, Hambleton Hall, Nottingham.

2010 

Charman, T. (August, 2010). Developmental approaches to understanding and treating autism. Keynote presentation at the 28th Word Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Athens, Greece.

Charman, T. (July, 2010). Early Intervention in Autism. What do we know? What do we need? Keynote presentation at the Puzzle Conference: Autism in the Early Years: What is Good Practice, Milton Keynes, UK.

Charman, T. (June, 2010). The emergence and development of pre-school autism. Keynote presentation at the Royal Society of Medicine Conference: Early intervention in autism - from recent research to multiagency practice. Manchester, UK.

Charman, T. (Feb, 2010). Developmental approaches to understanding and treating autism. Keynote presentation at Congreso Internacional de Autismo, Toledo, Spain.

Elsabbagh, M., Shih, A., Fombonne, E. (2010). Autism: global challenges and community based solutions. Article, Health Exchange, London, UK.

Gliga, T. (June, 2010). Social skills development in toddlers at genetic risk for ASD. Autism@ICN lectures, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, London, UK. 

Gliga, T. (March, 2010). Brain development and learning in the first years of life. Holyrood Conferences, Scottish Parliment. Edinburgh, UK.

Gliga, T. (March, 2010). Early signs of autism in infancy. University College London, London, UK.

Johnson, M. (June, 2010). Developing a social brain. The Helmholtz Lecture, Utrecht, Holland.

Johnson, M. (April, 2010). Understanding the social brain. Prize Lecture, Experimental Psychology Society, Granada, Spain.

2009 

Charman, T. (May 2009). Interventions to improve social communication in young children with autism: Understanding and testing developmental mechanisms. The HelpGroup National Autism Foundation Distinguished Lecture Series, Los Angeles, USA.

Elsabbagh, M. (December, 2009). Telling Stories: Why narrative matters in public engagement with science. National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru, India.

Elsabbagh, M. (December, 2009). Getting answers from babies about autism. Kingwood Lecture Series, Kingwood Trust, Berkshire, UK.

Johnson, M. (Sep, 2009). The typical and atypical development of the social brain. European Science Foundation Research Conference. Saint Feliu de Guixols, Spain.

Johnson, M. (Jan, 2009). Babies at-risk for autism. MRC Autism Forward Look, London, UK.

2008 

Charman, T. (December, 2008). How useful are screening instruments for autism? Lessons from research and clinical practice. Keynote presentation at the 2nd Wissenschaftliche Tagung Autismus Spektrum (WSAT) Conference, Frankfurt, Germany.

Charman, T. (October, 2008). Social cognitive development in autism spectrum disorders: implications for everyday life. Keynote presentation at the 1st Participate Congrès L'autisme, Association de Parents pour l'Epanouissement des Personnes avec Autisme, Wallonia Autisme (APEPA/WA), Brussels, Belgium.

Charman, T. (October, 2008). Screening for autism spectrum disorders. Invited presentation Fondation de France Autisme/ Centre National de la Resercher Scientifique Conference (CRNS), Paris, France.

Charman, T. (October, 2008). Screening for autism spectrum disorders. Keynote speaker at the 1st Autism Neuroscience Conference, London, UK.

Elsabbagh, M. (Nov, 2008). Getting answers from babies about autism. Autism Neuroscience Conference, The Royal Society, London, UK.

Elsabbagh, M. (Nov, 2008). Insights into the brain: What have we learned from baby brothers and sisters of children with autism? Awares Online Conference.

Elsabbagh, M., Sanefuji, W., & Senju, A. (Aug, 2008). Gaze behavior in Autism: Bridging experimental approaches and intervention. Symposium at the World Association of Infant Mental Health, Yokohama, Japan.

Elsabbagh, M. (July, 2008). Babies in the making: Why and when should we intervene (The case of infants at-risk for autism). Euroscience Forum, Science and Society, Barcelona, Spain.

Elsabbagh, M. (April, 2008). Attention is needed: Developmental relations between visual attention and social skills in infants at-risk for autism. British Psychological Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Elsabbagh, M. (March, 2008). Babies at risk for autism: Preliminary results and on-going work. Mental Health Research Network Conference, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.

Johnson, M. (March, 2008). Babies at-risk for autism. UK Mental Health Research Network, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.