Advances in Autism: Volume 9 Issue 1

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


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Emotion transformation: a grounded theory for uncovering painful triggers and repairing relational connection for parents of autistic children

Anna Robinson, Ennie Yong

It is often voiced that parents of autistic children are the expert of their child, whereas parenting programmes target them as effective mediators for change. This paper aims to…

“Iranian family caregivers of autistic children: the experience of stigma”

Nastaran Poorkhorshidi, Sima Zohari Anboohi, Jamile Mohtashami, Hamid Alavi Majd

Autistic children and their family caregivers are impacted widely by the social arrangements, which bring up a variety of problems and make their caregiving duties even more…

Suspected feigning of autism in adults: a clinician survey, indications and proposed guidelines

David Murphy, Josephine Grace Broyd

This paper aims to provide a discussion and summary of a clinician survey exploring the experiences of suspected feigned autism.

Increasing incidence of autism spectrum disorder: are we over-diagnosing?

Lance Vincent Watkins, Heather Angus-Leppan

In 2016, 1 in 54 children were estimated to have autism in the USA compared to 1 in 2,500 in 1955. This study aims to consider whether there has been a worldwide rise in incidence…

Exploring the income, savings and debt levels of autistic adults living in Australia

Ru Ying Cai, Emma Gallagher, Kaaren Haas, Abigail Love, Vicki Gibbs

Many autistic adults experience unemployment, which may impact their financial circumstances. However, no research has examined their personal financial circumstances. Therefore…

Strategies used by students with autism when solving multiplicative problems: an exploratory study

Juncal Goñi-Cervera, María Cristina Martínez Romillo, Irene Polo-Blanco

This paper aims to study the strategies used by ten students diagnosed with autism when solving multiplication and division problems because these operations are rarely studied in…

A scoping review of disparities in health and health-care service provisions experienced by adults with autism spectrum disorder

Harsimran Kaur Sidhu, M. Claire Greene

Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to have a poor health status because of being diagnosed with a range of physical and mental health conditions and…

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