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Mandy, William; Murin, Marianna; Baykaner, Ozlem; Staunton, Sara; Cobb, Robert; Hellriegel, Josselyn; Anderson, Seonaid; Skuse, David – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
In mainstream education, the transition from primary to secondary school ("school transition") is difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder, being marked by high levels of emotional and behavioural difficulties. The Systemic Transition in Education Programme for Autism Spectrum Disorder (STEP-ASD) is a new, manualised school…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention
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Mandy, William; Murin, Marianna; Baykaner, Ozlem; Staunton, Sara; Hellriegel, Josselyn; Anderson, Seonaid; Skuse, David – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
The transition from primary to secondary education (hereafter "school transition") is a major ecological shift that poses considerable social, emotional, academic and organisational challenges. It is commonly assumed that this school transition is especially difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder, but that idea is mainly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Longitudinal Studies, Transitional Programs
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So, Wing-Chee; Wong, Miranda Kit-Yi; Lui, Ming; Yip, Virginia – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Previous work leaves open the question of whether children with autism spectrum disorders aged 6-12?years have delay in producing gestures compared to their typically developing peers. This study examined gestural production among school-aged children in a naturalistic context and how their gestures are semantically related to the accompanying…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Preadolescents
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Mandelberg, Josh; Frankel, Fred; Cunningham, Tina; Gorospe, Clarissa; Laugeson, Elizabeth A. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
This study aims to evaluate the long-term outcome of Children's Friendship Training, a parent-assisted social skills intervention for children. Prior research has shown Children's Friendship Training to be superior to wait-list control with maintenance of gains at 3-month follow-up. Participants were families of children diagnosed with autism…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Skill Development, Interpersonal Competence, Friendship
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Ben-Sasson, Ayelet; Lamash, Liron; Gal, Eynat – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
The goal of this study was to examine whether a technological touch activated Collaborative Puzzle Game (CPG) increased positive social behaviors in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD). The CPG involved construction of a virtual puzzle by selecting and dragging pieces into the solution area on a touch screen table. The…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interpersonal Competence, Cooperation
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Begeer, Sander; Terwogt, Mark Meerum; Rieffe, Carolien; Stegge, Hedy; Olthof, Tjeert; Koot, Hans M. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2010
The present study examined the understanding of emotional transfer in 11 children with autism, 20 children with PDD-NOS and 31 typically developing children, aged 6 to 12 years. Children were asked about their emotional responses to successive, conflicting emotional situations. All children reported that preceding emotional situations would…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children