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Laboratory for Innovation in AutismResearch Outputs

Our lab is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the School of Education, Biomedical Engineering, and Electronic & Electrical Engineering. Below is a selection of our lab members' research output relevant to our mission of understanding motor differences in autism.

  1. Phase 3 diagnostic evaluation of a smart tablet serious game to identify autism in 760 children 3-5 years old in Sweden and the United Kingdom
    Millar, L., McConnachie, A., Minnis, H., Wilson, P., Thompson, L., Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K., Rowe, P., Gillberg, C. & Delafield-Butt, J., 16 Jul 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 7, 7 p., e026226.
  2. A diagnostic evaluation of tablet serious games for the assessment of autism spectrum disorder in young children
    Millar, L., McConnachie, A., Minnis, H., Wilson, P., Thompson, L., Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K., Rowe, P., Gillberg, C. & Delafield-Butt, J., 31 Oct 2018, In : PsyArXiv Preprints. p. 1-17 17 p.
  3. Being misunderstood in autism: the role of motor disruption in expressive communication, implications for satisfying social relations
    Delafield-Butt, J., Trevarthen, C., Rowe, P. & Gillberg, C., 23 July 2019, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
  4. Brainstem enlargement in pre-school children with autism: results from an inter-method agreement study of segmentation algorithms
    Bosco, P., Giuliano, A., Delafield-Butt, J., Muratori, F., Calderoni, S. & Retico, A., 5 Sep 2018, In : Human Brain Mapping.
  5. Making meaning together: embodied narratives in a case of severe autism
    Delafield-Butt, J., Zeedyk, S., Harder, S., Vaever, M. & Caldwell, P., 31 Dec 2018, In : PsyArXiv Preprints. 41 p.
  6. Ontological completion in the adult-infant system
    Delafield-Butt, J., 30 Dec 2018, In : PsyArXiv Preprints. 21 p.
  7. Prospective organisation of neonatal arm movements: a motor foundation of embodied agency, disrupted in premature birth
    Delafield-Butt, J. T., Freer, Y., Perkins, J., Skulina, D., Schögler, B. & Lee, D. N., 19 Jun 2018, In : Developmental Science. 16 p., e12693.
  8. Social and emotional development in nurture groups: the narrative structure of learning through companionship
    Adie, J. & Delafield-Butt, J. T., 31 Oct 2016, In : The Psychology of Education Review. 40, 2
  9. Teaching children with autism spectrum disorder with restricted interests: a review of evidence for best practice
    Gunn, K. C. M. & Delafield-Butt, J. T., 30 Jun 2016, In : Review of Educational Research. 86, 2, p. 408-430 23 p.
  10. The embodied narrative nature of learning: nurture in school
    Delafield-Butt, J. T. & Adie, J., 27 Jun 2016, In : Mind, Brain, and Education. 10, 2, p. 117-131 15 p.
  11. Toward the autism motor signature: gesture patterns during smart tablet gameplay identify children with autism
    Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K. & Delafield-Butt, J. T., 24 Aug 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 13 p., 31107.
  12. Embodied intersubjective engagement in mother-infant tactile communication: a cross-cultural study of Japanese and Scottish mother-infant behaviours during infant pick-up.
    Negayama, K., Delafield-Butt, J. T., Momose, K., Ishijima, K., Kawahara, N., Lux, E., Murphy, A. & Konstantinos, K., 2015, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 6, 39 p.
  13. The ontogenesis of narrative: from moving to meaning
    Delafield-Butt, J. T. & Trevarthen, C., 2 Sep 2015, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 6, 1157.
  14. Autism as a developmental disorder in intentional movement and affective engagement
    Trevarthen, C. & Delafield-Butt, J., 17 Jul 2013, In : Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 7, 32 p., 49.
  1. 'The early embodied development of ASD, and its care'
    Trevarthen, C. & Delafield-Butt, J., 17 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) Autism Spectrum Disorder. Das, U. N., Papaneophytou, N. & El-Kour, T. (eds.). Netherlands, 9 p'
  2. The Child's Curriculum: Working With the Natural Values of Young Children
    Trevarthen, C. (ed.), Delafield-Butt, J. (ed.) & Dunlop, A-W. (ed.), 14 Sep 2018, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 352 p.
  3. 'Defining the child's curriculum, and its role in the life of the community'
    Trevarthen, C., Dunlop, A-W. & Delafield-Butt, J., 14 Sep 2018, The Child's Curriculum. Trevarthen, C., Delafield-Butt, J. & Dunlop, A-W. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 1-12 12 p.
  4. 'The emotional and embodied nature of human understanding: sharing narratives of meaning'
    Delafield-Butt, J., 6 Sep 2018, The Child's Curriculum. Trevarthen, C., Delafield-Butt, J. & Dunlop, A-W. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 33 p.
  5. 'The spirit of the child inspires learning in the community: how can we balance this promise with the politics and practice of education?'
    Trevarthen, C., Dunlop, A-W. & Delafield-Butt, J., 14 Sep 2018, The Child's Curriculum. Trevarthen, C., Delafield-Butt, J. & Dunlop, A-W. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 311-318 7 p.
  6. 'On the brainstem origin of autism: disruption to movements of the primary self'
    Delafield-Butt, J. & Trevarthen, C., 3 Oct 2017, Autism: The Movement Sensing Perspective. Torres, E. B. & Whyatt, C. (eds.). Abingdon, p. 119-138 20 p. (Frontiers in Neuroscience).
  1. Smart tablet-based gameplay identification of preschool children with autism: a replication study with machine learning data analytics improvements
    Sobota, K., Anzulewicz, A., Zaremba, D. & Delafield-Butt, J., 3 May 2019. 9 p.
  2. Kinematics of prospective motor control in autism spectrum disorder: an exploratory multilevel modelling analysis of goal-directed finger movements during smart-tablet gameplay
    Chua, Y. W., Lu, S-C., Rowe, P., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I., Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K. & Delafield-Butt, J., 2 May 2019. 3 p.
  3. The movements of children with autism can be faster or slower than their typically developing counterparts, depending on the task
    Lu, S-C., Rowe, P., Tachtatzis, C., Andonovic, I., Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K. & Delafield-Butt, J., 1 May 2019.
  4. Disruption to motor intentions in children with autism: kinematic evidence for brainstem timing errors
    Delafield-Butt, J. T., Sobota, K., Anzulewicz, A., Lu, S-C., Millar, L. & Rowe, P., 11 May 2018.
  5. Tablet-based gameplay identifies movement patterns related to autism spectrum disorder
    Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K. & Delafield-Butt, J., 27 Mar 2018.
  6. The impact of online computer games on mental health of children with autism or hearing loss
    Alawajee, O., Delafield-Butt, J. & Costa, C., 10 May 2018.
  7. Inter-method reliability of brainstem volume segmentation algorithms in preschoolers with ASD
    Bosco, P., Giuliano, A., Delafield-Butt, J., Muratori, F., Calderoni, S. & Retico, A., 28 Feb 2017, (Accepted/In press) p. 1-4. 4 p.
  8. Potential movement biomarkers for autism in children and adolescents
    Butera, C., Delafield-Butt, J., Kilroy, E., Harrison, L., Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K. & Aziz-Zadeh, L., 5 Apr 2017.
  9. Diagnosis of speech errors in children with autism using ultrasound
    McKeever, L., Cleland, J. & Delafield-Butt, J., 12 Sep 2016. 1 p.
  10. Motor differences identify children with autism engaged in iPad gameplay
    Anzulewicz, A., Sobota, K., Ferrara, M. & Delafield-Butt, J. T., 11 May 2016.
  11. Motor kinematic differences in children with autism sepectrum disorder: ecological gameplay with a sensorised toy
    Ferrara, M., Zuccalá, V. C., Cecchi, F., Laschi, C., Delafield-Butt, J. T. & Passetti, G., 13 May 2016. 2 p.