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Ventola, Pamela; Saulnier, Celine A.; Steinberg, Elizabeth; Chawarska, Katarzyna; Klin, Ami – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Individuals with ASD have significant impairments in adaptive skills, particularly adaptive socialization skills. The present study examined the extent to which 20 items from the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales-Socialization Domain differentiated between ASD and developmentally delayed (DD) groups. Participants included 108 toddlers with ASD or…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Toddlers, Socialization
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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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Tsatsanis, Katherine D.; Noens, Ilse L. J.; Illmann, Cornelia L.; Pauls, David L.; Volkmar, Fred R.; Schultz, Robert T.; Klin, Ami – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2011
The contributions of cognitive style and organization to processing and recalling a complex novel stimulus were examined by comparing the Rey Osterrieth Complex Figure (ROCF) test performance of children, adolescents, and adults with ASD to clinical controls (CC) and non-impaired controls (NC) using the "Developmental Scoring System."…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Autism, Scoring, Cognitive Processes
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Koenig, Kathleen; White, Susan Williams; Pachler, Maryellen; Lau, Monika; Lewis, Moira; Klin, Ami; Scahill, Lawrence – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2010
A randomized controlled design was employed to evaluate a social skills intervention for children with pervasive developmental disorders. Aims included evaluating the acceptability of the program and gathering preliminary evidence on efficacy. Forty-four children, ages 8-11 years, were randomly assigned to treatment or wait list. Treatment…
Descriptors: Intervention, Social Behavior, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Skill Development
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Zwaigenbaum, Lonnie; Thurm, Audrey; Stone, Wendy; Baranek, Grace; Bryson, Susan; Iverson, Jana; Kau, Alice; Klin, Ami; Lord, Cathy; Landa, Rebecca; Rogers, Sally; Sigman, Marian – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2007
Detecting early signs of autism is essential for timely diagnosis and initiation of effective interventions. Several research groups have initiated prospective studies of high-risk populations including infant siblings, to systematically collect data on early signs within a longitudinal design. Despite the potential advantages of prospective…
Descriptors: Infants, Siblings, Autism, At Risk Persons
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Woodbury-Smith, Marc; Klin, Ami; Volkmar, Fred – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2005
The diagnostic criteria for Asperger Syndrome (AS) according to ICD-10 and DSM-IV have been criticized as being too narrow in view of the rules of onset and precedence, whereby autism takes precedence over AS in a diagnostic hierarchy. In order to investigate this further, cases from the DSM-IV multicenter study who had been diagnosed clinically…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Clinical Diagnosis, Autism, Diagnostic Tests
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Paul, Rhea; Shriberg, Lawrence D.; McSweeny, Jane; Cicchetti, Domenic; Klin, Ami; Volkmar, Fred – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2005
Shriberg "et al." [Shriberg, L. "et al." (2001). "Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 44," 1097-1115] described prosody-voice features of 30 high functioning speakers with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to age-matched control speakers. The present study reports additional information on the speakers with ASD, including…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Socialization, Suprasegmentals, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Koenig, Kathleen; Klin, Ami; Schultz, Robert – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2004
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a genetic form of mental retardation, involves a myriad of physical and behavioral problems. Poor social adjustment has been reported, but the origin of this difficulty is unknown. The Social Attribution Task, a measure of one's ability to make appropriate social attributions from an ambiguous visual display [Klin…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Social Adjustment, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Interpersonal Competence
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Paul, Rhea; Miles, Stephanie; Cicchetti, Domenic; Sparrow, Sara; Klin, Ami; Volkmar, Fred; Coflin, Megan; Booker, Shelley – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2004
The purpose of this study is to provide a microanalysis of differences in adaptive functioning seen between well-matched groups of school-aged children with autism and those diagnosed as having Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified, all of whom functioned in the mild to moderate range of intellectual impairment. Findings…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Autism, Children, Multivariate Analysis