Our Research Partners

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We are proud to collaborate with the following professionals on our research endeavors at Higashi


Outcomes Study


Dr. ChiangDr. Hsu-Min Chiang - Assistant Professor in Autism Spectral Disorders, Columbia University Teachers College
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Music Study, PARO Study


Dr. ShoreDr. Stephen Shore - Clinical Assistant Professor, Adelphi University; Author, lecturer and advocate for those on the autism spectrum; Member of the Higashi Advisory Board of Education 

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BU's Language Study

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Dr. Tager-FlusbergDr. Helen Tager-Flusberg, Director & Principal Investigator at BU's Center for Autism Research Excellence (CARE); Professor, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Boston University; Professor, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology and Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

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PARO Studies


Dr. ShibataDr. Takanori Shibata - Chief Senior Research Scientist, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan; Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology; Visiting Fellow, AgeLab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  PE Study


Dr. WoodmanDr. Ashley Woodman, Lecturer, Program Director Developmental Disabilities and Human Services (DDHS), University of Massachusetts Amherst

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