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Epstein, Amy; Whitehouse, Andrew; Williams, Katrina; Murphy, Nada; Leonard, Helen; Davis, Elise; Reddihough, Dinah; Downs, Jenny – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Domains of quality of life in children with autism spectrum disorder have not previously been explored and there has been no quality of life measure developed for this population. Our study investigated parent observations to identify the domains important to children with autism spectrum disorder who also had an intellectual disability. In all,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Quality of Life, Children
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Waber, Deborah P.; Boiselle, Ellen C.; Forbes, Peter W.; Girard, Jonathan M.; Sideridis, Georgios D. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Learning problems (LP) can have wider implications than the academic deficits per se. The goal of the present series of studies was to develop a reliable and valid quality-of-life measure targeted to children and adolescents with LP. In Study 1, using a 35-item questionnaire, we surveyed 151 parents/guardians of children referred for assessment of…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Children, Adolescents, Learning Problems
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Bohadana, Gal; Morrissey, Shirley; Paynter, Jessica – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
The double ABCX model of adaptation has been used to predict parental outcomes in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with predictors including child characteristics, pile up of demands, external resources, coping, parental perceptions, and internal resources. This study investigated whether self-compassion is a unique…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parents, Children
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Akin, Sinan; Alp, Hulusi – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
The aim of this study is to reveal the effect of long term adapted game aided physical education intervention program conducted on an individual with ASD and to conserve the achieved skills. The participant was fourteen years old during study and was fifteen years old when research was completed. The study took 15 months in total including 12…
Descriptors: Games, Physical Education, Psychomotor Skills, Children
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Bhadra, Aratrika – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
The Pakistani Hindu community inhabiting a camp in the city of New Delhi presents the most recent case of South-to-South migration. Migration into India for this community has been undertaken with an aim to achieve a better life, especially one characterized by better education for their children. Education for the families from this community is…
Descriptors: Migrants, Sociology, Foreign Countries, Minority Groups
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Hatta, Kyoko; Hosozawa, Mariko; Tanaka, Kyoko; Shimizu, Toshiaki – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Subclinical traits of autism were measured in children with somatic symptom disorder (SSD, n = 28) and compared with age-matched controls (n = 26) using the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) children's version. The KINDL[superscript R] quality of life questionnaire was used to assess functional disability. Although there was no significant group…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Disabilities, Children
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Cohen, Matthew L.; Tulsky, David S.; Boulton, Aaron J.; Kisala, Pamela A.; Bertisch, Hilary; Yeates, Keith Owen; Zonfrillo, Mark R.; Durbin, Dennis R.; Jaffe, Kenneth M.; Temkin, Nancy; Wang, Jin; Rivara, Frederick P. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the internal consistency and construct validity of the Traumatic Brain Injury Quality of Life Communication Item Bank (TBI-QOL COM) short form as a parent-proxy report measure. The TBI-QOL COM is a patient-reported outcome measure of functional communication originally developed as a self-report…
Descriptors: Brain, Head Injuries, Quality of Life, Pediatrics
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Fitzpatrick, Madeleine; McCrudden, Eunan; Kirby, Karen – Child Care in Practice, 2019
Purpose: Research is only beginning to address the extent to which evidence-based parenting programmes have utility and merit within populations of children and families with neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD). The purpose of this paper is to evaluate a parent-focused intervention for families who have a child with a NDD and investigate whether…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parents, Children, Neurological Impairments
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Roberts, Cristine A.; Smith, Kevin C.; Sherman, Ashley K. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Many children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have sleep disorders. Face-to-face (F2F) sessions have empowered parents to help their child sleep. Our goal was whether online technologies could provide similar improvements in children's sleep while also improving parents' quality of life. Identical programs were taught in two sessions to F2F…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
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Gengoux, Grace W.; Schapp, Salena; Burton, Sarah; Ardel, Christina M.; Libove, Robin A.; Baldi, Gina; Berquist, Kari L.; Phillips, Jennifer M.; Hardan, Antonio Y. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Developmental approaches to autism treatment aim to establish strong interpersonal relationships through joint play. These approaches have emerging empirical support; however, there is a need for further research documenting the procedures and demonstrating their effectiveness. This pilot study evaluated changes in parent behavior and child autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Children
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Jabbar, Sinaria Abdel; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of depression and anxiety among (12) Iraqi refugee children, 6 males and 6 females (aged 7-14) who had fled ISIS and are residing in Jordan awaiting resettlement. The authors used four scales to measure depression, field observation, and structured interviews with the mothers to examine exile-related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Refugees
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Devine, Dympna; McGillicuddy, Deirdre – Gender and Education, 2019
This paper draws on exploratory research with Irish Traveller children. Using photographs taken by the children themselves to foreground both the 'good' things and 'things they would like to change' in their everyday lives, issues of family, home and, connectedness, love, and care emerged alongside deeply embedded (and embodied) experiences…
Descriptors: Migrants, Children, Foreign Countries, Photography
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Reed, Phil; Osborne, Lisa A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The current study assessed whether reactions to diagnosis are associated with health status for mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder at the time of diagnosis, and whether such diagnostic-reaction resolution status is associated with changes in health status over time. A total of 84 mothers of children newly diagnosed with autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mothers, Children
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Faraji-Goodarzi, Mojgan; Taee, Nadereh; Gharib-zadeh, Farzad – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most common psychiatric disorders, and lack of attention to treatment may cause a harmful effect to a patient and his/her family. This cross-sectional study was carried out on 1200 (604 boys and 596 girls). Questionnaire for parents and teachers were used to confirm and evaluate the prevalence…
Descriptors: Incidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Elementary School Students, Parent Background
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Alp, Hulusi – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the effects of recreational activities and sports on the quality of life of the mothers of autistic children. The population of this study is the mothers of autistic children living in Isparta. A total of twenty (20) mothers were chosen using random sampling method and split into control and application…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Athletics, Quality of Life, Mothers
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