Conference Posters

La Valle, C., Raymond, L., Johnston, E., Barokova, M.D., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (accepted for June, 2020). Examining the equivalence of two semi-structured natural language protocols. Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders in Madison, Wisconsin.

Barokova, M.D., & Tager-Flusberg, H.(accepted for May, 2020). A Country Profile: Bulgarian Children with ASD. International Society for Autism Research in Seattle, WA.

Assessing Expressive Language in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Communication Sciences and Disorders Research Day Retreat. Sargent College, Boston University. May 4th, 2017. A New Approach for Assessing Expressive Language in Autism. Developmental Science Colloquium Series, Boston University. April 19th, 2017.

Barokova, M.D., & Tager-Flusberg, H.(accepted for May, 2020). Why Are Parents Better than Researchers at Eliciting Speech from Minimally and Low-Verbal Children and Adolescents with ASD?  International Society for Autism Research in Seattle, WA.

Pecukonis, M.G., Barokova, M.D, La Valle, C., & Tager-Flusberg. (accepted for May, 2020). Frequency of Household Book Reading May Explain SES Disparities in Expressive Language – Findings from a Nationally-Representative Sample of Children with ASD. International Society for Autism Research in Seattle, WA.

La Valle, C., Barokova, M.D., Raymond, L., Johnston, E., Stowe, L., Krol, M., Leanno, J, & Tager-Flusberg, H. (accepted for March, 2020). Language assessment in toddlers with ASD: Can measures derived from natural language samples replace scores from standardized tests and parent reports? To be presented at the Meeting on Language in Autism in Durham, NC.

Barokova, M.D., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2019, May). The Role of Linguistic Input in Person-Reference of Preschoolers with ASD. International Society for Autism Research, Montreal, Canada.

Barokova, M.D., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2019, May). A New Approach for Assessing Social Communication in ASD: ELSA. International Society for Autism Research, Montreal, Canada.

Barokova, M.D., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2019, March). The Influence of Conversational Partner on Expressive Language in Children and Adolescents with ASD. Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, USA.

Barokova, M.D., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2018, May). The Relationship between Person Reference and Mental State Language in Preschoolers with ASD. International Society for Autism Research, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Barokova, M. D., Hassan, S., Lee, C., Xu, M., & Tager-Flusberg, H. (2017, May). A new approach for eliciting expressive language samples: ELSA. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Francisco, CA.

*PDF versions of the posters are available upon request.


Invited Talks and Presentations

Language Development in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Course in Language Development, Developmental Psychology, New Bulgarian University. April 9th, 2020

Conversational Partner Effects in Language Sampling of Minimally to Low-Verbal Older Children and Adolescents with Autism. Meeting of the Minds Series. Developmental Science, Boston University. February 19th, 2020.

Understanding Self and Others. Guest lecture for PS241: Developmental Psychology, Boston University. April 18th, 2019.

Language and Theory of Mind Interplay: Evidence from Neuroscience. Meeting of the Minds series. Developmental Science, Boston University. April 4th, 2019.

Collecting Natural Language Samples from Bulgarian Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Center for Autism Research Excellence, Boston University. October 22nd, 2018.

What is Autism? Autism Science Conference and Webinars. National Palace of Culture. Sofia, Bulgaria. July 14th, 2018.

How Do We Choose Evidence-Based Autism Therapies? Autism Science Conference and Webinars. National Palace of Culture. Sofia, Bulgaria. July 14th, 2018.

Language and Sense of Self in Autism. Invited talk at Minnesota Syntax and Psycholinguistics Lab. University of Minnesota. October 13th, 2017.

How Do Children with Autism Talk About Themselves and Others? Meeting of the Minds series. Developmental Science, Boston University. September 27th, 2017.