Professional Conference Abstracts

Abstracts:

  • Moran, M., DeFede, M., Weiss, M., Foley, J. & Parker, M.E., Kinematic investigation of throwing patterns in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, June, 2011.
  • Weiss, M., Moran, M., Parker, M.E., & Foley, J., Gait Analysis in Autistic Young Adults Indicates Motor Dysregulation. International Meeting For Autism Research, San Diego, CA, May, 2011.
  • Moran, M., Foley, J., Parker, M.E. & Weiss, M. Two-legged hopping in autism spectrum disorders. Meeting of the Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Bethesda, MD, April, 2011.
  • Weiss, M.J. Considering Autism as a movement and sensory-processing disorder: understanding sources of stress. International Society of Infant Studies, Chicago, IL, May, 2004.
  • Romero, V., Moore, D.S., & Weiss, M.J.S.. Auditory categorization induced in 4-month old infants. International Society of Developmental Psychobiology, Orleans, FR, July, 1998.
  • Condon, W.S., Donnellan, A.M., Mauer, R.G., Weiss, M.J.S., & Leary, M.R. Movement Synergy. Invited symposium presented to the Autism Society of America 1996 National Conference, “Open Minds, Open Doors”, Milwaukee, WI, July, 1996.
  • Biklen, D., Weiss, M.J.S., Olney, M. Cardinal, D.M., & Duchan, J. Presuming competence: framing the context for research and practice of facilitated communication. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY, April, 1996.
  • Donnellan, A.M., Leary, M.R., & Weiss, M.J.S. Rethinking retardation and autism: the myths that inform and misinform. Symposium presented at The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH), San Francisco, CA, November, 1995.
  • Moore, D.S. & Weiss, M.J.S. Context-dependent delineation of perceptual equivalence size and number categories. International Conference on Infant Studies, Paris, FR, June, 1994.
  • Zelazo, P.R., Weiss, M.J.S., & Reid, C. Processing of a sequential visual stimulus at 13, 22, & 31 months. International Conference on Infant Studies, Paris, FR, June, 1994.
  • Moore, D.S. & Weiss, M.J.S.  Perceptual category formation in 4-month-olds. International Conference on Infant Studies, Miami, FL, Infant Behavior &Development, 1992, 15:586.
  • Weiss, M.J.S., Zelazo, P.R., St-Germain, M., & Stack, D.M. Combined measures of newborn auditory and visual attention as predictors of risk conditions. International Conference on Infant Studies, Miami, FL, Infant Behavior &Development, 1992, 15:764.
  • Greenstone, H.A., Stack, D.M., & Weiss, M.J.S. The Prechtl: Discriminability among three risk groups and prediction to later mental functioning. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington, April, 1991.
  • Zelkowitz, P., Papageorgiou, A.N., Allard, M.,  & Weiss, M.J.S.  Behavioral adjustment and self concept in very low  birthweight children. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington, April, 1991.
  • Papageorgiou, A.N., Zelkowitz, P., Allard, M., Weiss, M.J.S.  & Zelazo, P.R. Comparison of cognitive performance of children with birthweight 600 1000g and 1001 1500g. The American Pediatric Society, Society for Pediatric Research Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1991.
  • Zelkowitz, P., Papageorgiou, A.N., Weiss, M.J.S., Allard, M. &  Zelazo, P.R. Cognitive outcomes in low birthweight  children (<1500g): Influence of hospital admissions  following discharge from NICU. The American Pediatric Society, Society for Pediatric Research Meeting, New  Orleans, Louisiana, 1991.
  • Weiss, M.J., Cohen, K.M., Eisen, L. & Swain, I.U. Heart rate variability discriminates 4 month Down’s and control infants. Meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Montreal, Quebec, April, 1990.
  • Weiss, M.J., Bedard, R. & Gauthier, S. The relation between maternal behavior and developmental status at 13 & 22 months for infants born at risk for delayed development. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Kansas City, MO, April, 1989.
  • Zelazo, P.R., Weiss, M.J. & Laplante, D. Prediction of 4 month  visual attention from newborn attention to sound.  Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Kansas City, MO, April, 1989.
  • Weiss, M.J., & Laplante, D. Relative  habituation and recovery of attention to visual stimuli for no, moderate, and  high risk neonates. International Conference on Infant Studies, Washington, D.C., Infant Behavior &  Development, 1988, 11:339.
  • Zelazo, P.R., Weiss, M.J. & Papageorgiou, A.N. Dishabituation of sound localization among normal, moderate, and high risk newborns. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, April, 1987.
  • Weiss, M.J., Laplante, D., & Eisen, L. Habituation and recovery of Down’s Syndrome neonates’ attention to auditory and visual stimuli. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, April, 1987.
  • Weiss, M.J., & Zelazo, P.R. Newborn response to auditory and  visual stimuli. Symposium presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Los Angles, CA, Infant Behavior & Development, 1986, 9:401.
  • Zelazo, P.R., Weiss, M.J., Randolph, M., & Swain, I.U. The effects of delay on dishabituation of newborn sound localization. Biennial Meeting of the Society for  Research in Child Development, Toronto, April, 1985.
  • Weiss, M.J., & Zelazo, P.R. The cephalo caudal hypothesis: A comparison of infant leg kicks and arm flexion in water. International Conference on Infant Studies, New York, NY, Infant Behavior & Development, 1984, 7:384.
  • Weiss, M.J., & Zelazo, P.R. A comparison of infant upper and lower extremity movement: Findings from baseline swimming behavior. American Association for the Advancement of Science Proceedings, Detroit, May, 1983.
  • Weiss, M.J., & Zelazo, P.R. Facilitation of swimming during infancy: Evidence for “plasticity” of motor  development. American Association for the Advancement of Science Proceedings, Washington DC, January, 1982.
  • Weiss, M.J., & Zelazo, P.R. The development of mobility in water during infancy. Eastern Psychological Association  Proceedings, New York, April, 1981.
  • Epting, F.R., Rainey, L.C., & Weiss, M.J. Constructions of death and levels of death fear. Southeast Psychological Association Proceedings, Atlanta, March, 1978.
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