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Aldred, Catherine; Green, Jonathan; Emsley, Richard; McConachie, Helen – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
Tests of mediation in treatment trials can illuminate processes of change and suggest causal influences in development. We conducted a mediation analysis of a previously published randomised controlled trial of parent-mediated communication-focused treatment for autism against ordinary care, with 28 children aged 2-5 years (Aldred et al. in J…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Autism, Communication Problems, Young Children
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Matson, Johnny L.; Kozlowski, Alison M.; Matson, Michael M. – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2012
Speech and other communication deficits are core features of the autism spectrum. This topic has become one of the most heavily studied in the child health/mental health field. Even within this group of disorders, considerable variability in symptoms is evident. A variety of subtopics within this area have been studied. Topics include types of…
Descriptors: Autism, Etiology, Speech Impairments, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Chesnut, Steven R.; Wei, Tianlan; Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Richman, David M. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The current meta-analysis examines the previous research on the utility of the Social Communication Questionnaire as a screening instrument for autism spectrum disorder. Previously published reports have highlighted the inconsistencies between Social Communication Questionnaire-screening results and formal autism spectrum disorder diagnoses. The…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Meta Analysis, Screening Tests, Autism
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Rubenstein, Eric; Wiggins, Lisa D.; Schieve, Laura A.; Bradley, Chyrise; DiGuiseppi, Carolyn; Moody, Eric; Pandey, Juhi; Pretzel, Rebecca Edmondson; Howard, Annie Green; Olshan, Andrew F.; Pence, Brian W.; Daniels, Julie – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
The autism spectrum disorder phenotype varies by social and communication ability and co-occurring developmental, behavioral, and medical conditions. Etiology is also diverse, with myriad potential genetic origins and environmental risk factors. Examining the influence of parental broader autism phenotype--a set of sub-clinical characteristics of…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parents, Young Children
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Underhill, Jill Cornelius; Ledford, Victoria; Adams, Hillary – Communication Education, 2019
College students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face unique social barriers and are often stigmatized by their peers. Communication and instruction researchers are uniquely positioned to foster an inclusive communication climate in the classroom that minimizes stigma and promotes peer acceptance. To do so, instructors must understand how…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Bias, College Students
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Yaari, Maya; Yitzhak, Neta; Harel, Ayelet; Friedlander, Edwa; Bar-Oz, Benjamin; Eventov-Friedman, Smadar; Mankuta, David; Gamliel, Ifat; Yirmiya, Nurit – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Stability and change in early autism spectrum disorder risk were examined in a cohort of 99 preterm infants (?34 weeks of gestation) using the Autism Observation Scale for Infants at 8 and 12 months and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule--Toddler Module at 18 months. A total of 21 infants were identified at risk by the Autism Observation…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Risk Assessment, Measures (Individuals)
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Pickles, Andrew; St Clair, Michelle C.; Conti-Ramsden, Gina – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013
We investigate two aspects of the autism triad, communication and social difficulties, in relatives of specific language impairment (SLI) probands (with and without additional autistic symptomatology) as compared to relatives of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and Down's syndrome (DS) probands. Findings involving 726 first degree relatives of 85…
Descriptors: Autism, Language Impairments, Family Influence, Siblings
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Xin, Joy F.; Leonard, Deborah A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of using an iPad to assist students with autism in learning communication skills. Three, 10 years old learners diagnosed with autism who present little or no functional speech, participated in the study. A multiple baseline design with AB phases across academic and social settings was used.…
Descriptors: Autism, Preadolescents, Intervention, Handheld Devices
Bradley, Elizabeth A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative descriptive phenomenological study was to explore how exceptional student education (ESE) administrators and educators describe their lived experiences with regard to employing strategies and tools to enhance communication skills for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) students. The method of data collection used was…
Descriptors: Administrators, Teachers, Experience, Communication Skills
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Danker, Joanne; Strnadová, Iva; Cumming, Therese M. – Australasian Journal of Special Education, 2017
Participant-driven photo-elicitation, a visual research technique, is commonly used with marginalised and vulnerable groups of individuals. Reflections on the use of this technique are illustrated through a study examining the conceptualisation of student wellbeing from the perspectives of teachers, parents, and students with autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Photography, Pictorial Stimuli, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Pijl, Mirjam K. J.; Rommelse, Nanda N. J.; Hendriks, Monica; De Korte, Manon W. P.; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Oosterling, Iris J. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
The field of early autism research is in dire need of outcome measures that adequately reflect subtle changes in core autistic behaviors. This article compares the ability of a newly developed measure, the Brief Observation of Social Communication Change (BOSCC), and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) to detect changes in core…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Interpersonal Communication, Interrater Reliability
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Smith, Leann E.; Barker, Erin T.; Seltzer, Marsha Mailick; Abbeduto, Leonard; Greenberg, Jan S. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2012
The present study explored the behavioral profile of individuals with fragile X syndrome during adolescence and adulthood. Individuals with both fragile X syndrome and autism (n = 30) were compared with (a) individuals diagnosed with fragile X syndrome (but not autism; n = 106) and (b) individuals diagnosed with autism (but not fragile X syndrome;…
Descriptors: Behavior, Profiles, Genetic Disorders, Mental Retardation
Farrell, Michael – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
In this welcome second edition of "The Effective Teacher's Guide to Autism and Communication Difficulties", best-selling author Michael Farrell addresses how teachers and others can develop provision for students with autism and students that have difficulties with speech, grammar, meaning, use of language and comprehension. Updated and expanded,…
Descriptors: Autism, Communication Disorders, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
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Dammeyer, Jesper – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Associations between congenital deafness or blindness and autism have been found. The main consequences of congenital sensory impairment, being barriers for communication, language and social interaction development, may lead to symptoms of autism. To date only few studies have been reported concerning individuals with congenital deafblindness.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Deaf Blind, Sensory Integration, Disabilities
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Bahrami, Fatimah; Movahedi, Ahmadreza; Marandi, Sayed Mohammad; Sorensen, Carl – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2016
This investigation examined the long term effect of Karate techniques training on communication of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Thirty school aged children with ASD were randomly assigned to an exercise (n = 15) or a control group (n = 15). Participants in the exercise group were engaged in 14 weeks of Karate techniques training.…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Physical Activities, Communication Disorders
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