TeleOutreach Research

Description of TeleOutreach Research

The Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain TeleOutreach Core leverages technology (including telehealth, telemedicine, and virtual platforms) to enhance development and awareness of, access to, collaboration with, and diverse participation in  research activities. 

Relevant Research From Our Team

Simacek, J., Wattanawongwan, S., Reichle, J., Hyppa-Martin, J., Pierson, L., & Dimian, A. F. (2021). Supporting Aided Augmentative and Alternative Communication Interventions for Individuals With Complex Communication Needs via Telepractice: A Tutorial. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 6, 1170-1181.

Simacek, J., Elmquist, M., Dimian, A. F., & Reichle, J. (2021). Current trends in telehealth applications to deliver social communication interventions for young children with or at risk for autism spectrum disorder. Current Developmental Disorders Reports, 8, 15-23.

Dimian, A. F., Symons, F. J., & Wolff, J. J. (2021). Delay to early intensive behavioral intervention and educational outcomes for a Medicaid-enrolled cohort of children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 51, 1054-1066.

Dimian, A. F., Elmquist, M., Reichle, J., & Simacek, J. (2018). Teaching communicative responses with a speech-generating device via telehealth coaching. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 2, 86-99.

Benson, S. S., Dimian, A. F., Elmquist, M., Simacek, J., McComas, J. J., & Symons, F. J. (2018). Coaching parents to assess and treat self‐injurious behaviour via telehealth. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 62, 1114-1123.

Simacek, J., Dimian, A. F., & McComas, J. J. (2017). Communication intervention for young children with severe neurodevelopmental disabilities via telehealth. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 47, 744-767 .