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Hong, Minha; Lee, Sang Min; Park, Saengryeol; Yoon, Seok-Jun; Kim, Young-Eun; Oh, In-Hwan – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increasing worldwide. We investigated the economic burden of ASD in South Korea using a nationally representative data source. The direct medical and non-medical costs, and indirect costs resulting from ASD were estimated. The total prevalence was 5.04 (per 100,000) in 2008, and 10.97 in 2015.…
Descriptors: Health Insurance, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Costs
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Lee, Gabrielle T.; Hu, Xiaoyi; Liu, Yanhong; Zou, Chouyun; Cheng, Xia; Zhao, Qi; Huang, Jingjing – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of intraverbal prompts on response diversity and novelty in intraverbals posed to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The intraverbal prompts involving function, feature, and class (FFC) of an item were used in the training of three questions requiring multiple responses. Two Chinese…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Preschool Children, Males
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Soncini, Thaise C. B.; Belotto, Gabriella Antunes; Diaz, Alexandre P. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the association between prematurity and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders (ND) (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder [ADHD] or autism spectrum disorder [ASD]) in Brazilian children and adolescents. Case-control study based on medical records data from a specialized outpatient clinic. Prematurity…
Descriptors: Premature Infants, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Hettiarachchi, D.; Neththikumara, N. F.; Pathirana, B. A. P. S.; Dissanayake, V. H. W. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Rett syndrome (RTT) is a rare monogenic disorder affecting 1 in 10,000 live female births causing severe neurodegenerative symptoms. We analyzed the molecular genetic variants in the gene encoding the methyl-CpG binding protein 2 ("MECP2") of 16 girls with RTT. Their mutation profile was as follows; Already described variants: p.R168X in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Genetic Disorders, Females, Neurological Impairments
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Oryadi-Zanjani, Mohammad Majid – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The aim of this study was to develop and validate the Childhood Nonverbal Communication Scale (CNCS) to assess nonverbal communication skills in children from birth to 18 months old. An extensive review of existing research provided evidence used to generate items representative of nonverbal communication behaviors. The final version of the CNCS…
Descriptors: Children, Nonverbal Communication, Communication Skills, Infants
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Oti-Boadi, M.; Dankyi, E.; Kwakye-Nuako, C. O. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
This study explored stigma experiences of mothers of children with ASD and forgiveness as their coping response. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 6 mothers of children with ASD. Results of this study found several noteworthy themes including, feelings of mother, family/societal reactions, forgiveness factors, and impact of…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Social Bias, Mothers, Children
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de Vries, Marieke; Cader, Sabrina; Colleer, Lucy; Batteux, Eleonore; Yasdiman, Meryem Betul; Tan, Yih Jiun; Sheppard, Elizabeth – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Cultural background might influence knowledge and attitudes regarding autism, influencing willingness to interact. We studied whether beliefs, knowledge, contact, and attitude differed between the UK and Malaysia. With mediation analyses, we studied how these factors influenced willingness to interact. Autism was more often linked to food in the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Cultural Influences, Knowledge Level
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Mutabbakani, Raghad; Callinan, Carol – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
There is a lack of information on early childhood inclusive education and the parental perspectives towards the inclusion of autistic children in Kuwait. The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives and experiences amongst mothers of young autistic children regarding the inclusion of their children in general education kindergarten…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Knowledge Level, Autism
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Ferrara, Marika; Camia, Michela; Cecere, Valentina; Villata, Virginia; Vivenzio, Nataly; Scorza, Maristella; Padovani, Roberto – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Impairments in structural language and pragmatics are well recognized in different neurodevelopmental disorders, yet in clinical work the discrimination of children with various language difficulties into different diagnostic profile is still a major challenge. Using the CCC-2 questionnaire this study assesses and compares language competences in…
Descriptors: Children, Communication Skills, Questionnaires, Language Impairments
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Wu, Chin-Chin; Chu, Ching-Lin; Stewart, Lydia; Chiang, Chung-Hsin; Hou, Yuh-Ming; Liu, Jiun-Horng – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The present longitudinal study examined the utility of the screening tool for autism in 2-year-olds (STAT) in detecting autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in toddlers who are less than 24 months of age. The study sample, which consisted of 119 toddlers with developmental problems, were assessed when they were between 16 and 24 months of age (Time 1)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Toddlers, Cutting Scores
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Zhang, Yujian; Lin, Ling; Liu, Jianbo; Shi, Ling; Lu, Jianping – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The objective of this meta-analysis was to assess the dental health status of children with ASD in terms of decayed, missing, and filled permanent teeth (DMFT) and decayed, missing, and filled deciduous teeth (dmft). PubMed, Embase, psycINFO, and Cochrane library were searched for studies published until September 2018. A random-effects model was…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Dental Evaluation, Children, Autism
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Mazzaggio, Greta; Shield, Aaron – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
The language of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is often characterized by difficulties with pronouns. The underlying reasons for such difficulties are still unclear. This study is the first to test the abilities of children with ASD who speak Italian, a language in which overt subject pronouns are optional but verbs obligatorily…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Form Classes (Languages), Verbs, Italian
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Alfageh, Basmah H.; Man, Kenneth K. C.; Besag, Frank M. C.; Alhawassi, Tariq M.; Wong, Ian C. K.; Brauer, Ruth – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong disorder. In the UK, risperidone is the only psychotropic medication approved for the management of the behavioural symptoms that may accompany autism. This is a population-based study aimed to provide an evaluation of the changing trend in the incidence and prevalence of ASD and to analyse the pattern…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Drug Therapy, Behavior Problems
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Skafle, Ingjerd; Nordahl-Hansen, Anders; Øien, Roald A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
An increasing number of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) enroll in inclusive schools and classrooms. The aim of this study was to research how students with ASD experience the social aspect of inclusive high schools. Five adolescences with Asperger syndrome were interviewed, and the results show that high school was perceived as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Smith, Olivia; Jones, Sandra C. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Asperger's Syndrome was introduced as a separate diagnostic category in the DSM-4 (1994). Its subsequent absorption into autism spectrum disorder in the DSM-5 (2013) led to vigorous debate and concerns about the loss of the unique Asperger's identity. Existing research has identified that adults previously diagnosed with Asperger's have expressed…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Disability Identification, Clinical Diagnosis, Adults
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