Division News Social Engagement Study Published URMC's Drs. Smith & Mruzek and U of R's Dr. Klorman have published results of their study on social engagement and sensorimotor predictors in outcomes in young children with ASD who receive early intensive behavioral intervention. Dr. Mruzek Featured in CTSI Success Stories Every day, the CTSI helps research teams work faster and better. In this new series, “CTSI Success Stories,” we’ll allow researchers to share their own experiences working with the CTSI. In this installment, Dan Mruzek, PhD, discusses how the CTSI Pilot Funding Program helped his team build effective toilet training devices for children with autism. Click here to read the full story in the CTSI Stories Blog. Dr. Silverman Featured in Pediatric Research Newsletter Laura Silverman, Ph.D., a member of our NDBP research team is featured in the September 2014 edition of the Pediatric Research Newsletter. The article focuses on Dr. Silverman's research on research on verbal and nonverbal behaviors to help explain why adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) struggle in social and communicative situations Stephanie Straka Highlighted in Fellowship Newsletter Stephanie Straka is on the front page of the Pediatric Fellowship Newsletter. Her article talks about advocating for respect for people with disabilities. See more about Stephanie on our fellows page. Facebook Milestones reached! The Kirch Center Facebook pages reached over 500 likes! Our Autism Research page also surpassed 300 likes. More News from Golisano Children's Hospital Find out all the latest news about Golisano Children's Hospital on our pediatric news page.