Advances in Autism: Volume 8 Issue 4

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


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The creation of a specializedmedical-dental clinic for adults with developmental disabilities in Montreal, Canada

Melody Blessing Ng, Malvina Klag, Carrie Mazoff, Samantha Sacks, Chantal Czerednikow, Kathryn Borbridge, Terry Broda, Jonathan Lai

There is inadequate health care for patients with developmental disabilities (DD), due to a number of systemic issues. This case study describes the establishment of a…

The mediating role of parental playfulness on parent–child relationship and competence among parents of children with ASD

Rini Grace Roy, Aneesh Kumar

The difficulties of a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can lead to behaviours that are quite challenging for parents to understand and address. Most of the…

An evaluation of the online post-diagnostic groups facilitated by the autism spectrum condition service at Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS

Victoria Anne Hatton, Ming Xuan Lee

Autism spectrum condition (ASC) is a lifelong developmental condition. According to research, it is recommended that those diagnosed with ASC should be offered post-diagnosis…

Chemiluminescence analysis of saliva for the assessment of emotional stress in autistic children undergoing a medical examination

Elena Proskurnina, Galina Portnova, Maria Ivanova, Svetlana Sokolova

An electroencephalography (EEG) examination may cause psychological stress in children with autism that can interfere with the examination results. The objective information on…

The experiences of autistic adults during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and implications for autism services development

Bettina Riese, Raja A.S. Mukherjee

COVID-19 has been challenging for many in the UK. This is no different to many with autism spectrum disorder. Based on the experiences and issues raised by a small group of…

Assessment and treatment of anxiety in children and adolescents with ASD: a systematic review

Celal Perihan, Mack D. Burke, Lisa Bowman-Perrott, Joel Bocanegra

The purpose of this study was to investigate the quality of current studies that assess and treat anxiety symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). More…

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