ANJANA BHAT, MS PT, PHD
Research Goal: 1) To evaluate effects of creative movement interventions using rhythm, dance, and yoga to improve social communication and cognitive skills of children with autism. 2) To examine motor, social communication, and cognitive development in children with autism.
To learn more about Dr. Bhat’s current research studies and projects, please contact:
Lab director: Anjana Bhat
Lab phone: 302-831-7608
Play Intervention Studies (Funding: Autism Speaks, NIH)
- Examines the effects of yoga, rhythm, and robot interventions in children with autism compared to the standard of care in children between 3 to 14 years of age.
UD Autism Lab fNIRS Study
- Examines brain activation using functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) in children and adults with and without autism between 3 and 50 years of age.
You and your child are invited to participate in a research study that examines the effects of three types of play on perceptuo-motor, social communication skills, and brain activation patterns of children.