An entire 2-hour panel at the 2015 International Meetings for Autism Research, in Salt Lake City, was devoted to presentation and discussion of Naigles’ Early Language in Autism Study. The panel was titled Investigating Multiple Components of Language Development in the Same Children: The UCONN Early Language Study, and attracted around 100 attendees.
Assistant Professor Cuevas received the Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology for academic accomplishments and independent, significant and sustained contributions to the field. She was also awarded the APA Division 7 (Developmental) Early Career Outstanding Paper Award for her 2014 Developmental Science paper, “What’s mom got to do with it? Contributions of maternal executive function and caregiving to the development of executive function across early childhood.”