Early intervention, language and communication development
Early childhood assessement, early identification of autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disablities
Other Areas of Interest:
Relationhsips between communication, language and socioemotional development
Impact of childhood disabilities on families
Prizant, B., Wetherby, A., Rubin, E., Rydell, P., and Laurent, A. (in press). THE SCERTS Model: A family-centered, transactional approach to enhancing communication and socioemotional abilities of young children with ASD. Infants and young children.
Prizant, B., Wetherby, A., Rubin, E., & Rydell, P (book in progress). THE SCERTS Model Manual: Enhancing communication and socioemotional abilities of young children with ASD. Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes Publishing.
Wetherby, A.M., & Prizant, B.M. (Eds.) (2000). Autism spectrum disorders: A developmental, transactional perspective. Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes Publishing Company
Prizant, B.M., Wetherby, A.M., & Rydell, P. J. (2000). Communication intervention issues for young children with autism spectrum disorders. In A.M. Wetherby & B. M Prizant (Eds.) Children with autism spectrum disorders: A developmental, transactional perspective. Baltimore, MD: Paul Brookes Publishing Company.
Filipek, P., Prizant, B.M. et al., (2000). Practice parameter: Screening and diagnosis of autism. Neurology, 55, 468-479.
Gerber, S., & Prizant, B.M. (2000). Speech, language and communication assessment and intervention. In S.I. Greenspan (Ed.), The Interdisciplinary council on developmental and learning disorders' clinical practice guidelines for developmental and learning disorders. MD: Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders.
Kleinman, S., and Prizant, B.M. (2000). Ecologically valid assessment for two to five year olds. In L. Watson, E. Crais and T. Layton, Handbook of childhood language disabilities. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers.
Prizant, B.M. (1999). Early intervention: Young children with communication and emotional/behavioral disorders. In D. Rogers-Adkinson and P. Griffith (Eds.), Communication and psychiatric disorders in children. San Diego, CA: Singular.
Prizant, B.M.,& Rubin, E. (1999). Contemporary issues in interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A commentary. Journal of the Association of Persons with Severe Handicaps, 24, 199-217.
Filipek, P., Prizant, B.M. et al., (1999). The screening and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 29, 439-484.
Wetherby, A. & Prizant, B. (1999). Facilitating language and communication development in autism: Assessment and intervention guidelines. In D. Berkell Zager (Ed.), Autism: Identification, Education, and Treatment. Second edition. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Prizant, B.M. & Wetherby, A.M. (1998). Understanding the continuum of discrete-trial traditional behavioral to social-pragmatic, developmental approaches in communication enhancement for young children with ASD. Seminars in Speech and Language, 19, 329-353.
Wetherby, A., Prizant, B., & Hutchinson, T. (1998). Communicative, social/affective, and symbolic profiles of young children with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 7, 79-91.