Advances in Autism: Volume 5 Issue 4

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


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Applying a SWOT analysis to inform educational provision of learners on the autism spectrum

Claire Sciberras

Requests for increased support within mainstream school settings within the field of autism tend to take place across most international educational scenarios. In light of such…

Effectiveness of video assisted teaching on knowledge, attitude and practice among primary caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Hena Chandran, K. Jayanthi, S. Prabavathy, K. Renuka, Rajesh Bhargavan

Parents or primary caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have important role in early recognition of the disorder as well as in the management of the…

Difficulties in spontaneously performing level 2 perspective-taking skills in children with autism spectrum disorder

Hiroshi Asaoka, Tomoya Takahashi, Jiafei Chen, Aya Fujiwara, Masataka Watanabe, Fumiyuki Noro

The purpose of this paper is to investigate why children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) tend to respond to tasks from their own perspective. The authors investigated the…

The acquisition of the Arabic construct state (CS) constructions by Arabic-speaking children with ASD

Abdel Rahman Mitib Altakhaineh, Razan N. Alkhatib

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether age plays a role in the acquisition of construct state (CS) constructions in Arabic by 14 children with autism spectrum…

The development of the Sensory Processing, Aberrant Mealtime Behavior, Motor Inventory for Eating (SAMIE) in children with an ASD

Nicole Atkins Withrow, Leticia Alvidrez

The purpose of this paper is to develop a comprehensive eating screening inventory named the Sensory Processing, Aberrant Mealtime Behaviors, Motor, Inventory for Eating (SAMIE)…

Conservatory education of a musical savant with autism: a case study in Turkey

Sule Erden, Gonul Reyhanoglu

Savant syndrome, a very rare condition in the world, refers to individuals who have extraordinary talents but might have disabilities that prevent them from maintaining their…

Age at death and comorbidity of dementia-related disorders among individuals with autism spectrum disorder

Lucy Barnard-Brak, David Richman, Zhanxia Yang

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a lifelong disorder that requires intervention and support services for a growing geriatric population. The purpose of this paper is to examine…

Empowering autistic adults through their involvement in the development of a virtual world

Yurgos Politis, Louis Olivia, Thomas Olivia

People with cognitive disabilities have a right to an inclusive society, and to have access to services and products that meet their specific needs. Participatory design (PD…

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