Book:

 

Authors: Nathan, J. & Nathan, B.R., Building Reasoning and Problem-solving skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Step-by Step guide to the Thinking in Speech® Intervention. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 198PP

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Autism Presentations:

 

Nathan, J., Nathan, B., Baumann, B., Sheynblyum, M. & Eack, S. (May, 2022). Innovative Neurocognitive Therapy Intervention for Autistic Children: Preliminary Results from a Remote, Synchronous Training Program for SLPs. INSAR 2022 Annual Meeting, Autism, TX.

Upshaw, J. & Nathan, B.R. (December, 2019). Addressing Autism in the Black Community: Autism Urban Connections, Inc.  Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership Summit, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nathan, J. & Nathan, B.R. (September, 2019). Turning Behavior and Anxiety into Communication for Social Problem-Solving by Thinking in Speech®. 12th International Autism-Europe Congress.  Nice, France.

B. R. Nathan, Upshaw, J., Nathan, J., Randall, L. Nathan, B.R. (July, 2019). Panel Discussion: Autism and the School-to-Prison Pipeline. Center for Urban Education Summer Education Forum (CUESEF).  University of Pittsburgh School of Education, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nathan, J. (March, 2016).  Teaching Children with ASD to Use Language for Reasoning and Problem Solving: A 2-day workshop. Invited workshop presenter for the Sixth Annual Egyptian Society for Phoniatrics and Logopedics.* Cairo, Egypt.  [*European organization for Speech, Language, and Hearing; this is the Egyptian chapter.  Comparable to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in North American.]

Nathan, J. & Nathan, B.R. (March, 2016) . Teaching Children with ASD to Use Language for Reasoning and Problem Solving - A Research Study.  Invited presentation to the 2016 Egyptian Society for Phoniatrics and Logopedics.* Cairo, Egypt.  [*European organization for Speech, Language, and Hearing; this is the Egyptian chapter.

Nathan J., Nathan, B.R., & Shumiloff, S. (November, 2014).  Teaching children to use language for reasoning and problem-solving:  A pilot study.  Presentation at the 2014 American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) National Conference, Orlando, FL. 

 

Autism Competitive Research & Awards:

 

2020 Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) Award for Thinking in Speech®. We were one of only ten projects to be awarded a PInCh award from the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. (Principal Investigator: Dr. Barbara Baumann, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychiatry)

2019 Pitt Ventures First Gear. Selection by the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute.  Thinking in Speech was one of only 11 projects chosen, and the only clinical process selected for inclusion in this NSF-funded I-Corp Hub-related program. 

2020 University of Pittsburgh Pilot Study Grant for "Addressing Autism in African American Families.” (Principal Investigator: Dr. Valire Carr Copeland, University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work)