NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 24 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pathak, Manina; Bennett, Amanda; Shui, Amy M. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Children with autism spectrum disorder have deficits in adaptive functioning. This study examines the adaptive behavior, its association with cognitive ability, gender, age, and symptom severity in children with autism spectrum disorder. Using data from Autism Treatment Network registry, the adaptive behavior profiles were examined in 2538…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Behavior
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kaartinen, Miia; Puura, Kaija; Pispa, Päivi; Helminen, Mika; Salmelin, Raili; Pelkonen, Erja; Juujärvi, Petri; Kessler, Esther B.; Skuse, David H. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Cooperation is a fundamental human ability that seems to be inversely related to aggressive behaviour in typical development. However, there is no knowledge whether similar association holds for children with autism spectrum disorder. A total of 27 boys with autism spectrum disorder and their gender, age and total score intelligence matched…
Descriptors: Males, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Correlation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Takahashi, Hidetoshi; Nakahachi, Takayuki; Stickley, Andrew; Ishitobi, Makoto; Kamio, Yoko – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
The objective of this study was to investigate relationships between caregiver-reported sensory processing abnormalities, and the physiological index of auditory over-responsiveness evaluated using acoustic startle response measures, in children with autism spectrum disorders and typical development. Mean acoustic startle response magnitudes in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Acoustics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Beadle-Brown, Julie; Wilkinson, David; Richardson, Lisa; Shaughnessy, Nicola; Trimingham, Melissa; Leigh, Jennifer; Whelton, Beckie; Himmerich, Julian – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
We report the feasibility of a novel, school-based intervention, coined 'Imagining Autism', in which children with autism engage with drama practitioners though participatory play and improvisation in a themed multi-sensory 'pod' resembling a portable, tent-like structure. A total of 22 children, aged 7-12 years, from three UK schools engaged in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Drama, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Duvekot, Jorieke; van der Ende, Jan; Verhulst, Frank C.; Slappendel, Geerte; van Daalen, Emma; Maras, Athanasios; Greaves-Lord, Kirstin – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
In order to shed more light on why referred girls are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder than boys, this study examined whether behavioral characteristics influence the probability of an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis differently in girls versus boys derived from a multicenter sample of consecutively referred children…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Gender Differences, Clinical Diagnosis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pisula, Ewa; Pudlo, Monika; Slowinska, Monika; Kawa, Rafal; Strzaska, Magdalena; Banasiak, Anna; Wolanczyk, Tomasz – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate sex differences in behavioral and emotional problems in high-functioning girls and boys with autism spectrum disorder. The results obtained by adolescents with autism spectrum disorder were compared with those of typically developing girls and boys. Correlations between parents' and adolescents' ratings…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adolescents, Behavior Problems
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Choque Olsson, Nora; Rautio, Daniel; Asztalos, Jenny; Stoetzer, Ulrich; Bölte, Sven – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Systematic reviews show some evidence for the efficacy of group-based social skills group training in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, but more rigorous research is needed to endorse generalizability. In addition, little is known about the perspectives of autistic individuals participating in social skills group training.…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interpersonal Competence, Social Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rosa, Mireia; Puig, Olga; Lázaro, Luisa; Calvo, Rosa – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Previous studies have shown high rates of comorbid disorders in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, but failed to compare them with general population and few of them have identified predictors of comorbidity. This study compared the rates of psychiatric disorders in 50 children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, 24…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Children, Adolescents, Autism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Schmitz, Eva A.; Banerjee, Robin; Pouw, Lucinda B. C.; Stockmann, Lex; Rieffe, Carolien – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Much controversy surrounds questions about whether humans have an aversion to inequity and how a commitment to equality might play a role in cooperation and other aspects of social interactions. Examining the social decisions of children with autism spectrum disorders provides a fascinating opportunity to explore these issues. Specifically, we…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Games, Decision Making
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cleary, Laura; Brady, Nuala; Fitzgerald, Michael; Gallagher, Louise – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Impaired face perception in autism spectrum disorders is thought to reflect a perceptual style characterized by componential rather than configural processing of faces. This study investigated face processing in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders using the Thatcher illusion, a perceptual phenomenon exhibiting "inversion effects"…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Human Body, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Andersen, Per N.; Skogli, Erik W.; Hovik, Kjell T.; Geurts, Hilde; Egeland, Jens; Øie, Merete – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
The aim of this study was to analyse the development of verbal working memory in children with high-functioning autism compared to children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and typically developing children. A total of 34 children with high-functioning autism, 72 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and 45 typically…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mire, Sarah S.; Nowell, Kerri P.; Kubiszyn, Thomas; Goin-Kochel, Robin P. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Psychotropic medication use and its relationship to autism spectrum core features were examined in a well-characterized but nonstratified North American sample (N = 1605) of children/adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders utilizing the "Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule" and the "Autism Diagnostic…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2