• There’s pressing need for services to support the rapidly growing population of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Direct observation of the child remains the gold standard for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment planning.
  • The literature supports early screening for sooner diagnosis, timely eligibility for services, and ultimately early intervention the child’s important formative years.

Despite this literature, many rural communities that are also characterized by low socio-economic status (SES) are marked by lack of access to autism-specific expertise among professionals in mental health, primary care, and education (Belfer & Saxena, 2006; Marcin, Ellis, Mawis, et al., 2004; Nesbitt, Rogers, Rich, et al., 2006). Even in urban communities where services are more widely available, timely access to diagnostic and intervention services is often hampered by long waiting lists at centers focused on diagnosis and treatment (Hayden, 2011).

Autism Research and Studies

Behavior Imaging is researching how professionals can diagnose and assess individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and advancing its technology in the following ways:

About The Autism Speaks Grant

Telehealth System to Improve Medication Management of ASD Remotely City:  Boise State/Province: ID State/Province Full:  Idaho Country:  United States Behavior Imaging Solutions (BIS) has developed and successfully demonstrated a unique “telehealth” (or “e-visit”) technology platform called Behavior Imaging® (B.I.). Project would enhance this platform to help doctors more effectively administer evidence-based practice to address the […]

A Novel System for Supporting Autism Diagnosis Using Home Videos: Iterative Development and Evaluation of System Design (Technical Monograph)

Nazneen Nazneen, Agata Rozga, Christopher J. Smith, Ron Oberleitner, Gregory D Abowd, Rosa I Arriaga JMIR mHealth uHealth 2015 (Jun 17); 3(2):e68 Introduction Background and Motivation According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of autism in the United States has been increasing dramatically, from 1 in 150 to 1 in 68 […]

Active Conference Schedule for 2015

Upcoming: International Autism Research Meeting 2015 (IMFAR) May 13 – May 16 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Behavior Imaging presentations include: Analysis of Parent Responses to Using a Remote Autism Diagnostic Assessment System (NODA): A remote autism diagnostic assessment system was designed through a series of research studies conducted with […]

Looking to Telehealth Care to Cap Economic Costs and Reach Autism Community

Summary of “Economic Evaluations for Service Delivery in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Benefit-Cost Analysis for Emerging Telehealth Systems,” (2013), Angjellari-Dajci F., Stachura, M. E., Lawless, W. F., Wood, E. A., and DiBattistto, C. In  I. M. Miranda and M. M. Cruz-Cunha eds. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Healthcare and Social Services: Developments and Applications, Hershey, […]

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