Advances in Autism: Volume 8 Issue 3

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


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Portrayals of autism and social awareness: a scoping review

Rosa Fontes, Margarita Pino-Juste

The purpose of this paper is to look at recent trends in scientific literature on the portrayal of autism in published and broadcast media and social awareness of the subject.


Autistic traits in Indian general population and patient group samples: distribution, factor structure, reliability and validity of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient

Asmita Karmakar, Manisha Bhattacharya, Susmita Chatterjee, Atanu Kumar Dogra

The Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ) is a widely used tool to quantify autistic traits in the general population. This study aims to report the distribution, group differences and…

“We are different, that’s a fact, but they treat us like we’re different-er”: understandings of autism and adolescent identity development

Sue Mesa, Lorna G. Hamilton

A key development in early adolescence is the active construction of individual identity; for autistic young people, integrating the idea of “being autistic” forms part of this…


AAA screening in adults with ASD: a retrospective cohort study

Marios Adamou, Sarah Louise Jones, Stephanie Wetherhill

The Adult Asperger Assessment (AAA), comprising the Autism Questionnaire, the Empathy Quiotient and the Relatives Questionnaire is a commonly used screening tool designed to…

Using digital social stories to improve social skills in children with autism: a pilot experimental single-subject study

Mohammed F. Safi, Maitha Alnuaimi, Abdelaziz Sartawi

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) face difficulty with educational attainment because of to their inability to interact with others. One intervention that is used to…

Health status of people with autism spectrum disorder

Antonio Koceski, Vladimir Trajkovski

The aim of this study is to determine what changes occur in the health status of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) compared to neurotypical controls.

Psychometric properties of the Persian version of social responsiveness scale-second edition (SRS-2)

Navid Mirzakhani Araghi, Mehdi Alizadeh Zarei, Shafagh Saei, Parvin Dibajnia

To quantitatively measure the subtle and general symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), one of the instruments that have been designed and used is the social responsiveness…

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