cached image

Sara S. Sparrow

Child Study Center and Department of Psychology Yale University, New Haven, CT 
autism spectrum disorders, mental retardation, assessment of children, gifted and with learning disabilities or emotional disturbance
"Sara Sparrow"

Ph.D. 1968, University of Florida (Clinical Psychology-Clinical Neuropsychology)
M.A. 1962, University of Florida (Speech Pathology)
B.A. 1958, Montclair State College

Was the first doctoral student of Dr. Paul Satz at the University of Florida.

In 2002, she received a Career Scientist Award from the American Association of Mental Retardation for her contributions to the field.
The senior author of the renowned Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales
Currently, Dr. Sparrow is Professor Emerita and Senior Research Scientist of the Yale Child Study Center.
She is the 2004-2005 President of Division 33 of the American Psychological Association.

Mean distance: 17.73 (cluster 30)
Cross-listing: PsychTree


Sign in to add mentor
Paul Satz grad student 1968 UF Gainesville
 (first doctoral dissertation)
BETA: Related publications


You can help our author matching system! If you notice any publications incorrectly attributed to this author, please sign in and mark matches as correct or incorrect.

Kanne SM, Gerber AJ, Quirmbach LM, et al. (2011) The role of adaptive behavior in autism spectrum disorders: implications for functional outcome. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 41: 1007-18
Klin A, Saulnier CA, Sparrow SS, et al. (2007) Social and communication abilities and disabilities in higher functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders: the Vineland and the ADOS. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 37: 748-59
Williams SK, Scahill L, Vitiello B, et al. (2006) Risperidone and adaptive behavior in children with autism. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 45: 431-9
de Bildt A, Sytema S, Kraijer D, et al. (2005) Adaptive functioning and behaviour problems in relation to level of education in children and adolescents with intellectual disability Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 49: 672-681
Paul R, Miles S, Cicchetti D, et al. (2004) Adaptive behavior in autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified: microanalysis of scores on the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 34: 223-8
Cicchetti DV, Kaufman AS, Sparrow SS. (2004) The relationship between prenatal and postnatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and cognitive, neuropsychological, and behavioral deficits: A critical appraisal Psychology in the Schools. 41: 589-624
Vázquez M, Sparrow SS, Shapiro ED. (2003) Long-term neuropsychologic and health outcomes of children with facial nerve palsy attributable to Lyme disease. Pediatrics. 112: e93-7
Tsatsanis KD, Dartnall N, Cicchetti D, et al. (2003) Concurrent validity and classification accuracy of the Leiter and Leiter-R in low-functioning children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 33: 23-30
Gillham JE, Carter AS, Volkmar FR, et al. (2000) Toward a developmental operational definition of autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 30: 269-78
Ment LR, Vohr B, Allan W, et al. (2000) Outcome of children in the indomethacin intraventricular hemorrhage prevention trial. Pediatrics. 105: 485-91
See more...