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Developmental Paediatrics
Developmental Paediatrics

Publications 2006-2007

Biggar WD: Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Pediatrics in Review 2006: 27(3): pp 83-87.

Biggar WD, Harris VA, Eliasoph L, Alman B: Long-term benefits of delfazacort treatment for boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy in their second decade. Neuromuscular Disorders 2006: 16: pp 249-255.

Bryson SE, Zwaigenbaum L, Brian JA, Roberts SW, Szatmari P, Rombough V, McDermott C: A prospective case series of high-risk infants who developed autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 2007: 37(1): pp 12-24.

Doja A, Roberts SW: Immunizations and autism. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2006: 33(4): pp 341-346.

Dorota A, Kwasnicka-Crawford, Roberts W, Scherer SW: Characterization of an autism-associated segmental maternal heterodisomy of the chromosome 15q11-13 region. Journal of Autism Developmental Disorders 2006: 37: pp 694-702.

Dosman C, Brian J, Drmic I, Senthilselvan A, Harford M, Smith R, Sharieff W, Moldofsky H, Zlotkin S, Roberts W: Children with autism: Effect of iron supplementation on sleep and ferritin. Pediatric Neurology 2007: 36(3): pp 152-158.

Dosman C, Drmic I, Brian J, Senthilselvan A, Harford M, Smith R, Roberts W: Ferritin as an indicator of suspected iron deficiency in children with autism spectrum disorder: Prevalance of low serum ferritin concentration. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2006: 48(12): pp 1008-1009.

Feuk L, Kalervo A, Lipsanen-Nyman M, Skaug J, Kazuhiko N, Finucane B, Hartung D, Innes M, Kerem B, Nowaczyk MJ, Rivlin J, Roberts W, Senman L, Summers A, Szatmari P, Wong V, Vincent JB, Zeesman S, Osborne LR, Oram Cardy J, Kere J, Scherer SW, Hannula-Jouppi K: Absence of a paternally-inherited FOXP2 gene in developmental verbal dyspraxia. American Journal of Human Genetics 2006: 79(5): pp 965-972.

Georgiades S, Szatmari P, Zwaigenbaum L, Duku E, Bryson S, Roberts W, Goldberg J, Mahoney W: The structure of the autism symptom phenotype: A proposed multidimensional model. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2007: 46(2): pp 188-196.

Ickowicz A, Feng Y, Wigg K, Quist J, Pathare T, Roberts W, Malone M, Schachar R, Tannock R, Kennedy JL, Barr CL: Serotonin receptor HTR1B - gene polymorphisms in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Neuropsychiatric Genetics 2007: 144B 1: pp 121-125.

Kawamura A, Campbell K, Lam-Damji S., Fehlings D: A randomized controlled trial comparing botulinum toxin A dosage in the upper extremity of children with spasticity. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2007: 49: pp 331-337.

Loh A, Soman T, Brian J, Bryson SE, Roberts W, Szatmari P, Smith I, Zwaigenbaum L: Stereotyped motor behaviors associated with autism in high-risk infants: A pilot videotape analysis of a sibling sample. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities 2007: 37(1): pp 25-36.

Mitchell S, Brian J, Zwaigenbaum L, Roberts W, Szatmari P, Smith I, Bryson S: Early language and communication development of infants later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2006: 27(2 S): pp S69-78.

Murphy AM, Fehlings D, Milo-Manson G, Best A, Campbell K: An evaluation of modafanil on spasticity reduction, function and quality of life in children with CP. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2006: 48(S106): pp 12.

Narayanan U, Fehlings D, Weir S, Knights S, Kiran S, Campbelll K: Initial development and validation of the caregiver priorities and Child Health Index of Life with Disabilities (CPCHILD). Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2006: 48: pp 804-812.

Rubinstein S, Malone MA, Roberts W, Logan WJ: Placebo-controlled study examining effects of selegiline in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2006: 16(4): pp 404-415.

Sanger T, Chen D, Delgado M, Gaebler-Spira D, Hallett M, Mink J, and the Taskforce on Childhood Motor Disorders (D Fehlings Member): Definition and classification of negative motor signs in childhood. Pediatrics 2006: 118: pp 2159-2167.

Szatmari P, Georgiades S, Bryson S, Zwaigenbaum L, Roberts W, Mahoney W, Goldberg J, Tuff L: Investigating the structure of the restricted, repetitive behaviours and interests domain of autism. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry 2006: 47(6): pp 582-590.

Scherer SW, Szatmari P, Roberts W. (The Autism Genome Project Consortium): Mapping autism risk loci using genetic linkage and chromosomal rearrangements. Nature Genetics 2007: 39(3): pp 319-328.

Scherer SW, Vincent JB, Horike S, Choufani S, Paterson AD, Roberts W, Szatmari P, Weksberg R, Fernandez BA: An inversion in autistic siblings implicates the 4p GABA receptor gene cluster. Journal of Medical Genetics 2006: 43: pp 429-434.

Vajsar J, Zhang W, Dobyns WB, Biggar WD, Holden KR, Hawkins C, Ray P, Olney AH, Burson CM, Srivastava AK, Schachter H: Carriers and patients with muscle-eye-brain disease can be rapidly diagnosed by enzymatic analysis of fibroblasts and lymphoblasts. Neuromuscular Disorders 2006: 16: pp 132-136.

Young N, Gilbert T, McCormick A, Ayling-Campos A, Law M, Fehlings D, Mukherjee S, Wedge J, Rumney P, Williams JI: Youth and young adults with cerebral palsy: Their use of physician and hospital services. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2007: 88: pp 696-702.

Young N, McCormick A, Mills W, Barden W, Boydell K, Wedge J, Fehlings D, Mukherjee S, Rumney P, Williams J: The transition study: A look at youth and adults with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and acquired brain injury. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 2006: 26(4): pp 25-45.

Book Chapters

Fehlings D, Hunt C, Rosenbaum P: Cerebral palsy. In: A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (Brown I, Percy M, eds). Paul H. Brookes Publishing Inc., Baltimore, 2007, pp 279-285.


Weiss S, Milo-Manson G, MacFarlane J. Better Sleep for Your Baby and Child. Robert Rose Publishers, 2006