Publications & Presentations

2013

  • Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders.Speech Disturbs Face Scanning in 6-Month-Olds who Develop Autism Spectrum Disorder. F. Shic, S. Macari, & K. Chawarska, (In Press). Biological Psychiatry
  • Decreased Spontaneous Attention to Social Scenes in 6-Month-Old Infants Later Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. K. Chawarska, S. Macari, & F. Shic (2013). Biological Psychiatry 
  • Pivotal response treatment for infants at-risk for autism spectrum disorders: A pilot study. A. Steiner, G. Gengoux, & K. Chawarska (2013). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(1), 91-102. 
  • Somatic copy number mosaicism in human skin revealed by induced pluripotent stem cells. A. Abyzov, J. Mariani, D. Palejev, et al. (2012). Nature 

2012

2011

2010

  • Early Vocal Behavior and Expressive Language in Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Elizabeth Schoen, Ph.D., Rhea Paul, Ph.D., Katarzyna Chawarska, Ph.D., Ami Klin, Ph.D., Fred Volkmar, M.D.
  • Exploring Prosodic Production in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, A. Gouvousis, R. Paul, M. Hough, J. Heilmann, K. Chawarska & F. Volkmar
  • Out of the Mouths of Babes: Prelinguistic Vocalizations in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Clements, C. & Chawarska, K. (2010, in press).Beyond pointing: Development of the 'showing' gesture in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology, 2.
  • Shic, F., Bradshaw, J., Klin, A., Scassellati, B., & Chawarska, K. (in press). Limited Activity Monitoring in Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Brain Research
  • Bradshaw, J., Shic, F., & Chawarska, K. (in press).  Face-Specific Recognition Deficits in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
  • Chawarska, K., Volkmar, F., & Klin, A. (2010). Limited Attentional Bias for Faces in Toddlers With Autism Spectrum Disorders.Arch Gen Psychiatry, 67(2), 178-185. (Publisher’s Site)

2009

  • Chawarska K., & Shic, F. (2009). Looking but not seeing: Abnormal visual scanning and recognition of faces in 2 and 4-year old children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Chawarska, K., Klin, A., Paul, R., & Macari, S., Volkmar, F.R. (2009). A Prospective Study of Toddlers with ASD: Short-Term Diagnostic and Cognitive Outcomes.Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50(10), 1253-1245. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Zwaigenbaum, Bryson, Lord, Rogers, Carter, Carver, Chawarska, Constantino, Dawson, et al. (2009). Clinical Assessment and Management of toddlers with suspected ASD: Insights from studies of High-Risk Infants.Pediatrics, 123, 1383-1391. (Publisher’s Site)

2008

  • Bakkaloglu, B., Roak, B., Louvi, A., Gupta, A.R., Abelson, J.F., Morgan, T.M., Chawarska, K., Klin, A., Ercan-Sencicek, A.G., Stillman, A., Tanriover, G., Abrahams, B.S., Duvall, J., Robbins, E.M., Gerschwind, D.H., Biederer, T., Gunel, M., Lifton, R.P., & State, M. (2008). Molecular cytogenetic analysis and re-sequencing of Contactin Associated Protein-Like 2 in Autism Spectrum Disorder.American Journal of Human Genetics, 82(1),165-73. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Chawarska, K., Klin, A., & Volkmar, F. (2008). Autism in Infants and Toddlers: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment. Guilford Press, New York, NY.
  • Chawarska, K., & Bearss, K. F. (2008). Assessment of cognitive and adaptive skills in infants and toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In: K. Chawarska, A. Klin, & F. Volkmar (Eds). Autism in Infants and Toddlers: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment. Guilford Press, New York, NY.
  • Klin, A., Saulnier, C., Chawarska, K., Volkmar, F. (2008). Case studies of infants with Autism Spectrum Disorders first evaluation in the second year of life. In: K. Chawarska, A. Klin, & F. Volkmar (Eds).Autism in Infants and Toddlers: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment. Guilford Press, New York, NY.
  • Klin, A., Chawarska, K., & Volkmar, F., (2008). Opportunities for Research: Concepts and Current Directions. In: K. Chawarska, A. Klin, & F. Volkmar (Eds).Autism in Infants and Toddlers: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment. Guilford Press, New York, NY.
  • Paul, R., Chawarska, K., Cicchetti, D., & Volkmar, F. (2008). Language outcomes of toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: A two year follow-up. Autism, 2008, 1, 97-107. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Kleinman JM, Robins DL, Ventola PE, Pandey J, Boorstein HC, Esser EL, Wilson LB, Rosenthal MA, Sutera S, Verbalis AD, Barton M, Hodgson S, Green J, Dumont-Mathieu T, Volkmar F, Chawarska K, Klin A, Fein D. The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers: A follow-up study investigating the early detection of autism spectrum disorders.Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38, 827-839. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Ozonoff, S., Macari, S., Young, G.S., Goldring, S., Thompson, M., & Rogers, S. (2008). Atypical object exploration at 12 months of age is associated with autism in a prospective sample. Autism, 12, 457-472. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Pandey, J., Verbalis, A., Robins, D., Boorstein, H., Klin, A., Babitz, T., Chawarska, K., Volkmar, F., Green, J., Barton, M., & Fein, D. (2008). Screening for autism in older and younger toddlers with the modified checklist for autism in toddlers.Autism, 12(5), 513-535. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Volkmar F., & Chawarska, K. Autism in Infants: A Review. World Psychiatry. 2008, 7:19-21.
  • Volkmar, F., Chawarska, K., & Klin, A. (2008). Autism Spectrum Disorders in infants and toddlers: An introduction. In: K. Chawarska, A. Klin, & F. Volkmar (Eds).Autism in Infants and Toddlers: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment. Guilford Press, New York, NY.

2007

  • Ventola, P., Kleinman, J., Pandey, J., Wilson, L., Esser, E., Boorstein, H., Dumont-Mathieu, T., Marshia, G., Barton, M., Hodgson, S., Green, J., Volkmar, F., Chawarska, K., Babitz, T., Fein, D. (2007) Differentiating between Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities in Children Who Failed a Screening Instrument for ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 37,425-436. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Paul, R., Chawarska, K., Fowler, C., Cicchetti, D., & Volkmar, F. (2007) “Listen my children and you shall hear”: Auditory preferences in toddlers with autism spectrum disorders.Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 50, 1350-1364. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Chawarska, K., & Volkmar, F. (2007). Impairments in Monkey and Human Face Recognition in 2-year-old Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Delay.Developmental Science (Publisher’s Site,Full Text)
  • Chawarska, K., Paul, R., Klin, A., Hannigen, S., Dichtel, L, & Volkmar, F. (2007). Parental Recognition of Developmental Problems in Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders.Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders(Publisher’s Site,Full Text)
  • Chawarska, K., Klin, A., Paul, R., & Volkmar, F.R. (2007). Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Second Year: Stability and Change in Syndrome Expression. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (Publisher’s Site,Full Text)
  • Paul, R., Chawarska, K., Klin, A., & Volkmar, F. (2007). Dissociations in the Development of Early Communication in Autism Spectrum Disorders. In: R. Paul (Ed).Language Disorders From a Developmental Perspective: Essays in Honor of Robin S. Chapman. Lawrence Erlbaum: Mahwah, NJ

2006

  • Anderson, G.M., Jacobs-Stannard, A., Chawarska, K., Volkmar, F., & Kliman, H.J. (2006). Placental Trophoblast Inclusions in Autism Spectrum Disorder.Biological Psychiatry (Publisher’s Site)
  • Schultz, Chawarska, K., & Volkmar, F. (2006) The social brain in autism: Perspectives from Neuropsychology and Neuroimaging. In: S. O., Moldin & J.L.R. Rubenstein (Eds). Understanding Autism: From Basic Neuroscience to Treatment. (Google Book)

2005

  • Volkmar, R., Chawarska, K., & Klin, A. (2005). Autism in Infancy and Early Childhood.Annual Review of Psychology, 56(12), 1-21. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Chawarska K., & Volkmar, F. Autism in Infants and Toddlers (2005). In: F. Volkmar, A. Klin, & R. Paul (Eds.). Handbook of Autism and pervasive Developmental Disorders. John Willey & Sons, NJ. (Publisher’s Site)

2004

  • Klin, A., Chawarska, K., Rubin, E., & Volkmar, F. (2004). Clinical assessment of young children at risk for autism. In: R. DelCarment-Wiggins & A. Carter (Eds.). Handbook of Infant and Toddler Mental Health Assessment. Oxford University Press, NY. (Publisher’s Site,eBook)
  • \lin, A., Chawarska, K. Paul. R., Rubin, E., Morgan, T., Weisner, L., & Volkmar, F., (2004). Clinical Case Conference: Autism at the age of 15 months.American Journal of Psychiatry, 161:11, 1-8. (Publisher’s Site)
  • Klin, A., Chawarska, K., Rubin, E., & Volkmar, F. (2004). Clinical assessment of young children at risk for autism. In: R. DelCarment-Wiggins & A. Carter (Eds.). Handbook of Infant and Toddler Mental Health Assessment. Oxford University Press, NY.

2003

  • Volkmar, F., Klin, A., Schultz, R., Chawarska, K., & Jones, W. (2003). The social brain in autism. In: M. Brune, H. Ribbert & W Schiefenhovel (Eds.). The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology. John Wiley & Sons: NY. (Publisher’s Site,eBook)
  • Chawarska, K., Klin, A., & Volkmar, F. (2003). Automatic attention cueing through eye movement in 2-year-old children with autism. Child Development 74 (4), 1108-23. (Publisher’s Site)

2000

  • Reznick, J., Chawarska, K., & Betts, S. (2000). The development of visual expectations in the first year.Child Development, 71(5), 1191-1204. (Publisher’s Site)

1997

  • Reznick, J.S., Chawarska, K.H., Betts, S, & Logan, B. (1997). A simple system for monitoring the timing of infant gaze to stimuli at specific locations.Behavioral Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers. 29, 528-533. (JStor Link)

1996

  • Mayes, L. C., Bornstein, M. H., Chawarska, K, Granger, R. H. (1996). Impaired regulation of arousal in 3-month-old infants exposed prenatally to cocaine and other drugs.Development and Psychopathology, 8, 29-42. (Publisher’s Site)

1995

  • Mayes, L.C., Bornstein M.H., Chawarska K., & Granger R.H. (1995). Information processing and developmental assessments in 3-month-old infants exposed prenatally to cocaine.Pediatrics, 95, 539-45. (Publisher’s Site

Recent Invited Talks

2012

  • Chawarska, K. (2012, October). Novel Methods in Developmental Research Conference, Uppsala, Sweden. What eye-tracking tells us about development of infants at risk for autism (Keynote Address) 
  • Chawarska, K. (2012, September) Yale University.Spontaneous social monitoring in infants with ASD
  • Chawarska, K. (2012, April) Distinguished Lecturer Series, University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Autism Research and Treatment.Autism in Infancy: Perceptual, Attentional, and Social Cognitive Features.
  • Chawarska, K. (2012, March) University of Connecticut, Department of Psychology.Parsing heterogeneity of syndrome expression in toddlers with ASD.
  • Chawarska, K. (2012, February). Simons Center for the Social Brain, MIT.Autism in infancy: Phenotypic expression and underlying mechanisms.

2011

  • Chawarska, K. (2011, April). Current Trends in Autism Conference -Face Processing in Infants with ASD. 
  • Bearss, K., Macari, S., Saulnier, C., Steiner, A., Snow, A. (2011, Feb). Yale University- "Infants at Risk for Autism: Clinical Case Presentation"
  • Chawarska, K. (2011, Jan). Yale University - "From cinemanalysis to eye-tracking: Studies of infants at risk for developing disorders" 

2010

  • Chawarska, K. (2010, Aug). Ritsumeikan University - International Workshop of the Japanese Society of Developmental Psychology.