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Curry, Allison E.; Yerys, Benjamin E.; Huang, Patty; Metzger, Kristi B. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Driving may increase mobility and independence for adolescents with autism without intellectual disability (autism spectrum disorder); however, little is known about rates of licensure. To compare the proportion of adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorder who acquire a learner's permit and driver's license, as well as the rate at…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Motor Vehicles, Driver Education, Certification
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Kuwaik, Ghassan Abu; Roberts, Wendy; Zwaigenbaum, Lonnie; Bryson, Susan; Smith, Isabel M.; Szatmari, Peter; Modi, Bonnie M.; Tanel, Nadia; Brian, Jessica – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Background: Parental concerns persist that immunization increases the risk of autism spectrum disorder, resulting in the potential for reduced uptake by parents of younger siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder ("younger sibs"). Objective: To compare immunization uptake by parents for their younger child relative to their…
Descriptors: Siblings, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Immunization Programs
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Montiel-Nava, Cecilia; Chacín, José A.; González-Ávila, Zoila – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Latino children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder later in life, usually with more severe symptoms, and lower IQs, compared with non-Latino children. Possible reasons for such disparities could be due to lower levels of parent education, lower socioeconomic status, limited knowledge of parents about autism spectrum disorder, and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Autism, Clinical Diagnosis, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Bachmann, Christian J.; Gerste, Bettina; Hoffmann, Falk – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
For Germany, no data on trends in autism spectrum disorder diagnoses are available. The primary aim of this study was to establish the time trends in the administrative prevalence of autism spectrum disorder diagnoses. The second aim was to assess the stability of autism spectrum disorder diagnoses over time. We analysed administrative outpatient…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Incidence
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Saloner, Brendan; Barry, Colleen L. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Almost all states have insurance coverage mandates for childhood autism spectrum disorder treatment, yet little is known about how mandates affect spending and service use. We evaluated a 2011 Kansas law mandating comprehensive coverage of autism spectrum disorder treatments in the State Employee Health Plan. Data were extracted from the Kansas…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Health Insurance, State Legislation
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Coulter, Kirsty L.; Barton, Marianne L.; Robins, Diana L.; Stone, Wendy L.; Fein, Deborah A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Although the early behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorder have been well characterized, many behaviors are also commonly observed in young children with other developmental delays and even in those with typical development. Therefore, consideration must be given to whether a child demonstrates sufficient autism spectrum disorder…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Toddlers
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Crane, Laura; Chester, James W; Goddard, Lorna; Henry, Lucy A; Hill, Elisabeth – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
A sample of 1047 parents completed an online survey about their experiences and opinions regarding the process of attaining a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder for their children. The results revealed that parents usually waited a year from when they first had concerns about their child's development before they sought professional help. On…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Surveys, Autism, Online Surveys
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Iskrov, Georgi; Vasilev, Georgi; Mitev, Martin; Nikolova, Ralitsa; Stoykova, Mariya; Stefanov, Rumen – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
The aims of this study were to describe the practice patterns for early screening and evaluation for ASD diagnosis in Bulgaria, as well as to identify potential barriers and facilitators in this process. We surveyed a sample of pediatricians and pediatric psychiatrists to analyze the use of standardized instruments, application of biomarkers,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Foreign Countries, Screening Tests
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Schelly, David; Jiménez González, Patricia; Solís, Pedro J. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Sociodemographic factors have long been associated with disparities in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis. Studies that identified spatial clustering of cases have suggested the importance of information about ASD moving through social networks of parents. Yet there is no direct evidence of this mechanism. This study explores the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Parents
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Limberg, Katharina; Gruber, Karolin; Noterdaeme, Michele – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
A long delay between the first registered symptoms of autism spectrum disorder and a final diagnosis has been reported. The reasons for this are the spare use of specialized autism instruments, missing clinical expertise, and the late referral to specialized centers in primary care. Previous studies recommending the Child Behavior Checklist 1.5-5…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Child Behavior, At Risk Students, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Bendik, Lesley-Anne; Spicer-White, Freya – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
This research explored parents' lived experience of the autism spectrum disorder assessment process when a diagnosis was "not" received. Six mothers and one stepfather were interviewed and transcripts were analysed using interpretative phenomenological analysis. The identified themes: 'My child is different', The emotional and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Parent Attitudes
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Kral, Tanja V. E.; Chittams, Jesse; Bradley, Chyrise B.; Daniels, Julie L.; DiGuiseppi, Carolyn G.; Johnson, Susan L.; Pandey, Juhi; Pinto-Martin, Jennifer A.; Rahai, Neloufar; Ramirez, AnnJosette; Schieve, Laura A.; Thompson, Aleda; Windham, Gayle; York, Whitney; Young, Lisa; Levy, Susan E. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
We examined associations between child body mass index at 2-5 years and maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index, gestational weight gain, and rapid weight gain during infancy in children with autism spectrum disorder, developmental delays, or population controls. The Study to Explore Early Development is a multi-site case-control study of children,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Child Development, Body Composition, Body Weight
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Barnes, Madalyn; Bernau, Megan; Johnson, Lindsay; Melchert, Jordin; Patek, Madeline; Zebrowski, Kaeleigh; Moser, Christy Szczech – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2019
Numerous research studies have been completed on the topic of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As individuals with this diagnosis are frequently treated by occupational therapists, this review will focus on research that has been completed on ASD that will provide insights into the understanding and treatment of children on the spectrum.
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel
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Tyson, Katherine; Kelley, Elizabeth; Fein, Deborah; Orinstein, Alyssa; Troyb, Eva; Barton, Marianne; Eigsti, Inge-Marie; Naigles, Letitia; Schultz, Robert T.; Stevens, Michael; Helt, Molly; Rosenthal, Michael – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Some individuals who lose their autism spectrum disorder diagnosis may continue to display subtle weaknesses in language. We examined language and verbal memory in 44 individuals with high-functioning autism (HFA), 34 individuals with "optimal outcomes" (OO) and 34 individuals with typical development (TD). The OO group scored in the…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Verbal Communication, Memory
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Wiggins, Lisa D; Piazza, Vivian; Robins, Diana L – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
The goals of our study were to (a) compare agreement between autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and outcome of the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers and Parents Evaluation of Developmental Status in a sample of toddlers and (b) examine specific concerns noted for toddlers who screened negative on the Modified Checklist for Autism in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Toddlers
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