Researchers will study how children with autism integrate visual information with what they hear campared to their typically developing peers and how that affects their ability to learn language. URI’s portion of the study is led by Assistant Professors of Communicative Disorders, Alisa Baron and Vaness Harwood. The study focuses on cheldren ages 10-18 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This shoot features a graduate student demonstrating how the equipment works; URI will work through its Speech and Hearing Center as well as through the Rhode Island Consortium on Autism Research and Treatment to recruit participants. Recruitment is expected to begin late Summer 2019.

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