Maria Pizzano is a Postdoctoral Researcher at UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment and a Lecturer at Loyola Marymount University.
University of California - Los Angeles: M.A., Education, Human Development & Psychology 2018
University of California - Berkeley: B.A., Molecular and Cell Biology, Neurobiology 2013
University of California - Los Angeles: Ph.D., Human Development & Psychology 2020
Areas of Expertise (4)
Autism Research and Treatment
Molecular and Cell Biology
Industry Expertise (1)
Illuminating the neglected end of the spectrum: Identifying subgroups of minimally verbal children with ASD and their differential response to interventionUCLA
2020 The past thirty years have seen a proliferation in intervention development and testing for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). As a result, there are evidence-based approaches effective at improving the lives of individuals with ASD and their families. However, these approaches frequently have small effects, largely due to the wide heterogeneity that is characteristic of ASD.
Out of the Ivory Tower: Generalizing Caregiver-Delivered Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderUCLA
2018 The objective of the present secondary analysis was to compare two short-term caregiver training interventions or preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the primary outcomes of joint engagement and parent behavior in the context of the home.