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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Somer Bishop

Professor in residence, University of California, San Francisco

Somer Bishop is a clinical psychologist and professor in residence of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.

October 2015

Seeking precise portraits of girls with autism

by  /  6 October 2015

Researchers need to consider new ways of capturing how autism manifests in girls, who may find clever ways of camouflaging their symptoms.

December 2014

Gauging intelligence in autism over time

by  /  12 December 2014

Adapting traditional tests of intelligence for people with intellectual disability can deflate their scores over time. Somer Bishop calls for tests that more accurately assess intelligence in this group.