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April 2011-Neurodevelopmental Disorders Phenotyping Program staff traveled to the Monarch School of New England to complete testing with several families who are participating in the Phenotypic and Genetic Factors in Autism Spectrum Disorders study.

April 2011-Members of the Neurdevelopmental Disorders Phenotyping Program presented posters at the annual 2011 Harvard Psychiatry Research Day Poster Session and Mysell Lecture

Developing Best Practice Procedures to increase success rates for functional and structural MRI scans in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gender Differences in Presentation of Autism Spectrum Disorders

An Examination of the Prevalence of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in a Sample of Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

March 2011- Ellen Hanson traveled to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to conduct an ADOS workshop to seventeen professionals.

January 2010- Children's News featured a profile on Ellen Hanson, PhD titled "Volunteer Spirit"

July 6, 2010- The article, Cognitive and Behavioral Characterization of 16p11.2 Deletion Syndrome was published online in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (JDBP).  The article will also appear in the October 2010 issue of JDBP. Ellen Hanson, PhD, was the first author on this paper, and DRP members Rachel Hundley, PhD, Alyss Lian, MA, and Alexa Fong were also named as authors on this paper.

May 18, 2010 -Toddlers' fear of doctors' An interview with Ellen Hanson, PhD, appeared in the Moms "Child Caring" column, entitled Fear of Doctors.

May 19, 2010 -Members of the DRP traveled to Philadelphia, PA, to attend the annual International Meeting for Autism Research and display their poster Examining the Relationship between Varying Symptom Presentation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Adjustment of their Typically Developing Siblings.