Research

PLAYC ResearchRady Children’s Autism Discovery Institute conducts a wide range of studies, including outcomes research on community intervention programs and our own Alexa’s PLAYC inclusion program.

Publications

What Happens Next? Follow-Up From the Children’s Toddler School Program

An Empirical Examination of Toddler Development in Inclusive Childcare

Differential Treatment Outcomes for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Treatment outcomes based upon level of peer social avoidance

Early Intervention Practices for Children with Autism
Descriptions from Community Providers

Early Intervention Programs & Policies for Children w/ Autism Spectrum Disorders

Inclusive Programming for Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Outcomes from Alexa’s PLAYC

Parent Perspectives on their Toddlers’ Development
Comparison of Regular and Inclusion Childcare

Pervasive Developmental Disorders
For the Assessment of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Stress Levels & Adaptability in Parents of Toddlers
With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders

The Basic Structure of Community Early Intervention Programs
For Children with Autism: Provider Descriptions

The Role of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
In the Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders in School and Community Settings

Use of the Mullen Scales of Early Learning
For the Assessment of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders