Advances in Autism: Volume 2 Issue 1

Improving international health outcomes in health, education and social aspects of care


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Barriers to healthcare for people on the autism spectrum

Sebastian Dern, Tanja Sappok

Adults on the autism spectrum experience difficulties in receiving health care, and health care providers face difficulties in offering health care to adults on the autism…


The Engagement for Learning Framework: connecting with learning and evidencing progress for children with autism spectrum conditions

Barry Carpenter, Jessica Carpenter, Jo Egerton, Bev Cockbill

The purpose of this paper is to describe and illustrate the use of the Engagement for Learning Framework developed through the Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities…


Psychological interventions for adults with ASD: clinical approaches

Debbie Spain, Lucy O'Neill, Laura Harwood, Eddie Chaplin

Empirical research indicates that adults who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) can derive clinically and statistically meaningful benefits from individual and group-based…

The assessment of autism spectrum disorders in adults

Anastasios Galanopoulos, Dene Robertson, Emma Woodhouse

The purpose of this paper is to explore and highlight the main elements of an autism spectrum disorder assessment in adults. It features significant challenges for the clinical…

Distinguishing autism from co-existing conditions: a behavioural profiling investigation

Ashleigh Saunders, Karen E. Waldie

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental condition for which there is no known cure. The rate of psychiatric comorbidity in autism is extremely high, which…

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