“We felt confident that these researchers actually knew how to work with autistic children, and would successfully accommodate their needs during the course of the study!”- Mother of minimally verbal teen with autism

“The BU staff were patient, caring, and in the most gentle way helped her feel comfortable and welcome.” – Parents of minimally verbal teen with autism

Higashi 2014 kite day templeg HTF and congressman
Visiting Higashi School 2014 Autism Alliance Kite Day 2014 Meeting Temple Grandin at an Askwith Forum at Harvard University Meeting Pennsylvania Congressman Fattah


Meet our wonderful research team!


Center Director

Center Administrator


Autism Center for Excellence (ACE)


Child Auditory Processing Studies (CAPS)


Applications for Language Enhancement Study (AppLES)


Infant Screening Project (ISP)


Training Early Social Language in Autism (TESLA)


Our Students


Visiting Students, Scholars, & Post Doctoral Associates