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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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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