Nurit Sheinberg is the director of research and evaluation at the Mailman Segal Center for Human Services at Nova Southeastern University. She obtained her doctoral degree in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and completed an NICHHD funded post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Miami. She has ample experience teaching, working, and conducting research with families and children with developmental disabilities. She has taught graduate level courses in assessment and intervention of young children with special needs. In addition, she has trained teachers and served as a consultant for inclusionary practices and support for children with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Sheinberg has been the principal investigator on a number of studies focusing on intervention strategies and models for young children with autism and their families.
#B1-6 Comparing Parental Report to Standardized Assessment Scores in Communication Parent report is an important method of gathering developmental history in the evaluation of autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, diagnosis is thought to be more reliable and valid when using both parent report and evaluation findings. However, parent report may lack objectivity which is relevant […]
#B3-8 Identifying factors associated with disparities in diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in Hispanic children Young children with autism spectrum disorder who receive early intervention services demonstrate improved outcomes later in life, such as a greater likelihood of living independently, developing meaningful relationships, and securing employment. It is well documented that Hispanic […]