First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Amanda KaneFollow
Kelly HorganFollow
Stella BragoniFollow

Mentor/s

Avinash Mishra, PhD, CCC-SLP

Participation Type

Poster

Abstract

The Broad Autism Phenotype (BAP) is a set of personality traits and linguistic characteristics that are seen in individuals related to those who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and can be measured using the Broad Autism Phenotype Questionnaire (BAPQ). 30 parents were give this questionnaire looking at three areas, aloof personality, ridged personality and pragmatic language deficits. Each parent would assess themselves, asses their co-parent and then an overall score would be give. The results found that the scores of the parents of children with ASD were higher than those of the control group, as the parents of the children with ASD did test positively in each area. These scores allow us to have a better view into ASD.

College and Major available

College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

Development of Language, CMD-330-A, Dr. Avinash Mishra

Location

Digital Commons

Start Day/Time

4-24-2020 2:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-24-2020 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Stella Bragoni, Psychology major, Honors student, 2022 graduation year

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Apr 24th, 2:00 PM Apr 24th, 4:00 PM

The Broad Autism Phenotype in Parents of Children with Autism

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The Broad Autism Phenotype (BAP) is a set of personality traits and linguistic characteristics that are seen in individuals related to those who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and can be measured using the Broad Autism Phenotype Questionnaire (BAPQ). 30 parents were give this questionnaire looking at three areas, aloof personality, ridged personality and pragmatic language deficits. Each parent would assess themselves, asses their co-parent and then an overall score would be give. The results found that the scores of the parents of children with ASD were higher than those of the control group, as the parents of the children with ASD did test positively in each area. These scores allow us to have a better view into ASD.

 

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