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Sharp, William G.; Berry, Rashelle C.; McCracken, Courtney; Nuhu, Nadrat N.; Marvel, Elizabeth; Saulnier, Celine A.; Klin, Ami; Jones, Warren; Jaquess, David L. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013
We conducted a comprehensive review and meta-analysis of research regarding feeding problems and nutrient status among children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The systematic search yielded 17 prospective studies involving a comparison group. Using rigorous meta-analysis techniques, we calculated the standardized mean difference (SMD) with…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Eating Disorders, Nutrition, Children
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Volkmar, Fred R.; Klin, Ami; Pauls, David – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1998
This paper examines the validity of Asperger syndrome as a condition apart from high-functioning autism. Potential differences between Asperger syndrome and autism is possible if both are strictly defined. The importance of genetic factors in Asperger syndrome is stressed. Research on the nosological validity of this condition and its relationship…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Clinical Diagnosis, Definitions
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Klin, Ami – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1993
A review of 11 studies of auditory brainstem response (ABR) in individuals with autism concludes that the ABR data are only suggestive (rather than supportive) of brainstem involvement in autism. The presence of peripheral hearing impairment was observed in some of the autistic individuals. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Autism, Etiology, Hearing Impairments