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Pickard, Katherine; Rowless, Seth; Ingersoll, Brooke – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Within the autism spectrum disorder field, rates of attrition in parent-mediated interventions have highlighted the need to engage families around improving the delivery of these services. The primary goal of this study was to approximate the impact of adaptations to an evidence-based, parent-mediated intervention, Project ImPACT (Improving…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parent Role, Intervention
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Benson, Paul R. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Employing a cohort sequential design and multilevel modeling, the effects of child and family stressors and maternal depressed mood on the self-rated health of 110 mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder were assessed over a 12-year period when children in the study were 7-19 years old. Findings indicate a significant decline in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mothers, Children
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Wainer, Allison L.; Hepburn, Susan; McMahon Griffith, Elizabeth – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The goal of this review is to advance the discussion regarding meaningful outcomes of early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder. The rapid growth in the development and evaluation of early intervention approaches for autism spectrum disorder includes both therapist-driven and parent-mediated interventions. The majority of…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Young Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Sharp, William G.; Burrell, T. Lindsey; Jaquess, David L. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Feeding problems represent a frequent concern reported by caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders, and growing evidence suggests atypical patterns of intake may place this population at risk of nutritional and/or related medical issues, including chronic vitamin and mineral deficiencies, poor bone growth, and obesity. This…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parents, Food
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McStay, Rebecca L.; Dissanayake, Cheryl; Scheeren, Anke; Koot, Hans M.; Begeer, Sander – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
While stress is a common experience for parents caring for a child with a developmental disability, current measures fail to distinguish between general stress in parents and the demands of parenting and perceptions of parenting skills (parenting stress). This study examined differences in "parenting stress" reported by parents of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Stress Variables, Autism, Age Differences
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Weitlauf, Amy S.; Vehorn, Alison C.; Taylor, Julie L.; Warren, Zachary E. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Mothers of children with autism report higher levels of depression than mothers of children with other developmental disabilities. We explored the relations between child characteristics of diagnostic severity and problem behaviors, parenting stress, relationship quality, and depressive symptoms in 70 mothers of young children with autism. We…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Child Rearing, Stress Variables, Mothers
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Ingersoll, Brooke R; Wainer, Allison L – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
This study investigated the feasibility and preliminary effectiveness of a parenting training program designed for early intervention and early childhood special education (EI/ESCE) programs serving students with autistic spectrum disorders. Thirteen teachers representing three intermediate school districts implemented the intervention with 27…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Autism
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Warren, Zachary; Vehorn, Alison; Dohrmann, Elizabeth; Newsom, Cassandra; Taylor, Julie Lounds – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
There is limited evidence surrounding the ability of families of children with autism spectrum disorders to access and implement recommended interventions following diagnosis. The distress a family may encounter with regard to inability to access recommended services is also poorly understood. In this study, we present preliminary data regarding…
Descriptors: Mothers, Stress Variables, Evaluation, Young Children