Learn about emerging research on the role of auditory processing in autism spectrum disorders.

About the speaker:

Sophie Schwartz, PhD is a postdoctoral research fellow and project manager for the Predicting and Optimizing Language Outcomes research program at Boston University Center for Autism Research Excellence. Dr. Schwartz received her doctorate in Computational Neuroscience from Boston University’s School of Medicine, with a dissertation focused on central auditory processing and selective auditory attention skills in minimally and low verbal children, adolescents, and young adults with autism. Her doctoral work also focused on how we can use passive neuroimaging methods to capture brain processing from people who cannot reliably participate in research that requires them to speak or follow complicated spoken directions.

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