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An, Sofiya; Chan, Chee Kai; Kaukenova, Botagoz – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
This qualitative study focuses on the changing system of professional care for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in post-Soviet Kazakhstan. We have explored parents' experiences of caring for a child with ASD focusing on their perceptions of educational, health and social support services available to them in their communities. Focus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Mavrogianni, Theoni; Lampropoulou, Venetta – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to examine fathers' involvement with their deaf children, and to compare it with the involvement of fathers of children with other disabilities and of typical children. A sample of 172 fathers of preschool-aged children participated in the study. Of these, 25 had deaf children, 23 had children with intellectual…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Participation, Deafness, Comparative Analysis
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Callanan, John; Ronan, Kevin; Signal, Tania – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The Parent-Child Relationally Informed Early Intervention was developed from the clinical application of attachment theory. The premise is to expand the responsiveness of parents and clinicians working with children who have developmental delays. It was evaluated via four single case studies (children aged 18-months to 6 years) using an AB(A)…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Developmental Delays, Young Children, Parent Child Relationship
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Nunes, Debora; Walter, Catia – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The effectiveness of using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with individuals with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is well documented in descriptive reviews and meta-analytic investigations published in international journals in the last decade. Most of these analyses include researches conducted in North-American or European…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Samadi, Sayyed Ali; Nouparst, Zahra; Mohammad, Maryam Pourseid; Ghanimi, Farzaneh; McConkey, Roy – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Training courses on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are required to meet the needs of the increasing numbers of children attending schools and care centers with a diagnosis of this condition internationally. A 14-day active learning course was developed based on three self-contained workshops which took place nationally in Iran over a 6 month…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Foreign Countries, Staff Development
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Healy, Seán; Marchand, Geneviève – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
To effectively combat high levels of inactivity among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), scalable and sustainable methods of intervention are required. The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility of a web-based, parent-mediated physical activity intervention for thirteen children with ASD. The intervention, Project CHASE,…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Life Style, Autism
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Clark, Megan; Barbaro, Josephine; Dissanayake, Cheryl – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Parent and Teacher perspectives of social skills, peer play and problem behaviours in school-age children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were investigated. Forty-three parents and 35 teachers of children with an ASD aged between 7 and 9 years completed the Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS), reporting on the social skills and problem…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Peer Relationship, Play, Behavior Problems
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Tuedor, Marian; Franco, Fabia; White, Anthony; Smith, Serengul; Adams, Ray – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Multimedia computer programmes have been found to facilitate learning in children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). However, the effectiveness of these resources is limited due to poor design or a lack of consideration of the ASD cognitive profile, particularly at the lower functioning end of the spectrum. This article attempts to tackle the…
Descriptors: Testing, Literacy, Children, Autism
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Giannopoulou, Ioanna; Pasalari, Evdokia; Korkoliakou, Panagiota; Douzenis, Athanasios – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
A recent special education legislation reform in Greece puts emphasis on the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs into mainstream schools. The purpose of the present study was to investigate knowledge of ASD among 67 mainstream nursery and primary classroom teachers, and evaluate the effectiveness of a half-day ASD awareness seminar…
Descriptors: Autism, Consciousness Raising, Foreign Countries, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Boothe, Anne; Zuna, Nina – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The rates of epilepsy among children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are higher than that of the general population. The exact prevalence and aetiology of the comorbidity of autism and epilepsy are not well understood; however, the connection is well-documented. This common comorbidity makes the treatment of epilepsy increasingly complex for…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
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Wright, Cheryl; Diener, Marissa; Wright, Scott; Rafferty, Deborah; Taylor, Carly – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Few autism programmes address the needs of adolescents and young adults, and those that do are unlikely to include individuals with autism in the design and evaluation of the programme. This study involved nine youth with autism (ages 16-25) in the development and evaluation of a peer teaching programme where they taught three-dimensional…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adolescents
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Alquraini, Turki; Al-Odaib, Ali; Al-Dhalaan, Hesham; Merza, Haniah; Mahoney, Gerald – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
This investigation examined the consequences and effects of the severity of mothers psychosocial functioning as assessed by measures parenting stress and depression in a randomised control trial of a Relationship-based Intervention (RBI) called Responsive Teaching (RT). The sample included 28 parents and preschool aged children with Autism from…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Foreign Countries, Child Rearing
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Porter, Noriko; Loveland, Katherine A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Parents of children with autism experience elevated stress that may be influenced by specific characteristics of the child and parent, including cultural norms and beliefs about parenting. However, there is little research on families of children with autism from cultural perspectives. The purpose of this integrative review is to identify factors…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parents
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Alabbas, Norah Abdullah; Miller, Darcy E. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities can face challenges during typical daily routines. Assistive technology can be used to address the problems encountered during typical routines, yet the competence of caregivers of children with these disabilities in using assistive technology varies. This study was…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Assistive Technology, Disabilities
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Favot, Kate; Carter, Mark; Stephenson, Jennifer – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The purpose of this pilot study was to examine and refine an oral narrative intervention addressing personal narratives of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and severe language impairment. A multiple baseline across participants design investigated the effect of the intervention on the macrostructure of personal narratives. Three…
Descriptors: Intervention, Personal Narratives, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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