About the speaker:
Aarti Nair, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral scholar in the Dapretto Lab at the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. Dr. Nair received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and anthropology from the University of Mumbai, and her master’s degree in clinical psychology from UNC Charlotte. In 2015, Dr. Nair received her Ph.D. in neuropsychology from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology in San Diego, CA. Her primary research interests lie in multimodal imaging studies of social cognition in ASD, specifically using fcMRI and DTI techniques to quantify connectivity differences within this population. Currently, she is working on studies involving maturational trajectories of subcortical networks in ASD, as well as network clustering analysis to identify subgroups within the broader ASD endophenotype.
Upcoming Webinar: 10/21/2020, 1 PM Eastern Time (U.S.) Learn about the autonomic nervous system's role in anxiety and autism. About the speakers: Dr. Manuel Casanova, made his
Learn about factors that contribute to the high levels of anxiety seen in autism and learn concrete and actionable strategies for parents, teachers, and therapists. Handouts are online HERE
Immersive virtual reality therapy can help some children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) overcome their phobias, according to researchers in Britain. Morag Maskey and colleagues note that anxiety