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Social communication and developmental disorders with Connie Kasari

by  /  1 June 2023
Portrait of Connie Kasari.
Illustration by Richard A. Chance

Connie Kasari is distinguished professor of human development and psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she is also a founding member of the Center for Autism Research and Treatment. She is co-creator of JASPER, a play-based intervention for young autistic children. In this episode of “Synaptic,” Kasari talks about the need for inclusion in educating autistic children, what drew her into the autism research field, and growing up on the family farm.

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