Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.
The results of this study indicate the need to develop interventions targeting intentional facial emotional expression (EE) abilities for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children with ASD produce expressions that are perceived as less genuine than those of neurotypical children. Aspects of EE are linked to social communication challenges among people with ASD.
Primary Author and Speaker: Sharada Krishnan
Contributing Authors: Emily Kilroy, Christiana Butera, Laura Harrison, Aditya Jayashankar, Anusha Hossain, Alexis Nalbach, and Lisa Aziz-Zadeh