Autism Research on Making Friends and Improving Social Skills
Date Published: December 2018
In this webinar, Micah Mazurek, Ph.D., and Latha Soorya, Ph.D. discuss their research on making friends and improving social skills for individuals with autism. This webinar is 60 minutes long.
Who is Micah Mazurek?
Micah Mazurek, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the University of Virginia (UVA) and director of the UVA Supporting Transformative Autism Research program. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist.
Who is Latha Soorya?
Latha Soorya, Ph.D., is the director of the Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment and Services Center at Rush University in Chicago and an associate professor in the department of psychiatry at Rush Medical College. Soorya is also a licensed clinical psychologist and leads recruitment and research efforts at SPARK’s clinical site at Rush University.
- Presentation Slides
- Peer-Mediated Instruction and Intervention (PMII)
- Making the connection: randomized controlled trial of social skills at school for children with autism spectrum disorders
- Overview of Peer-Mediated Instruction and Intervention
- Randomized Comparative Trial of a Social Cognitive Skills Group for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder