Advances in Autism: Volume 6 Issue 3

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


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The impact of sensory activity schedule (SAS) intervention on classroom task performance in students with autism – a pilot randomised controlled trial

Caroline Jennifer Mills, Christine Chapparo, Joanne Hinitt

Sensory processing difficulties can negatively affect children with autism at school. There is limited evidence to guide practice in this area. The purpose of this study is to…

Correlations between facial emotion recognition and cognitive flexibility in autism spectrum disorder

Rosa Angela Fabio, Sonia Esposito, Cristina Carrozza, Gaetana Pino, Tindara Caprì

Various studies have examined the role of executive functions in autism, but there is a lack of research in the current literature on cognitive flexibility in autism spectrum…


Pre-school teachers’ perceptions of challenging behaviours of students with autism spectrum disorder within inclusive settings

Yong-Hwee Nah

Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have challenging behaviours that can create significant teaching challenges in group settings such as in mainstream pre-school…

The effectiveness of using colors in L1 and L2 vocabulary development of autistic children

Abdel Rahman Mitib Altakhaineh, Hodan Mahmoud, Alaa Y. Abukhater

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of using colors and learner’s intelligence quotient (IQ) in teaching new vocabulary in Arabic (L1) and English (L2) to…

Soundbeam imitation intervention: Training children with autism to imitate meaningless body gestures through music

Sara Forti, Barbara Colombo, John Clark, Arianna Bonfanti, Stefania Molteni, Alessandro Crippa, Alessandro Antonietti, Massimo Molteni

This paper aims to present the application and critical reflection on the effects of a intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD): the Soundbeam Imitation…

100 years from now: comparing parental perspectives about supports for adults with autism in the USA and China

Diana Baker, Helen McCabe, Mary Kelly, Tian Jiang

Findings from a comparative qualitative study with parents in the USA and China increase the understanding of experiences of adults with autism in both countries.

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