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Connie Kasari

Professor of human development and psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Connie Kasari is professor of human development and psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the principal investigator for several multi-site research programs and a founding member of the university’s Center for Autism Research and Treatment.

August 2019
calendar showing busy ABA schedule with child's frustrated scribbles on top

How much behavioral therapy does an autistic child need?

by  /  27 August 2019

People tend to believe that, regardless of the treatment, more is always better. But is it?

November 2015

Learning when to treat repetitive behaviors in autism

by ,  /  10 November 2015

Some restricted and repetitive behaviors may have hidden benefits for people with autism, so scientists should work to find a happy medium between acceptance and change.

July 2013

School’s in

by  /  23 July 2013

School-based interventions are arguably the best way to reach the truly underserved, under-represented and under-resourced children with autism, says Connie Kasari.