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Introduction

Mary Coleman and Catalina Betancur

in The Neurology of Autism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182224
eISBN:
9780199786701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182224.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the history of autism. It then discusses the timing of autism, the nosology of autism, chromosomal disorders associated with autism, and ... More


The Epidemiology of Autism

Christopher Gillberg

in The Neurology of Autism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182224
eISBN:
9780199786701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182224.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the major epidemiological studies performed in the field of autism (including so-called ASDs). Studies published in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, and from 2000 are considered. ... More


The Neurology of Autism

Mary Coleman (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182224
eISBN:
9780199786701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182224.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book uses the tools of neurological analysis to address a number of major questions that have arisen in the study of autism. The answers it presents have important implications for the ... More


Clinical presentation of neuropsychiatric disorders

Ronan O’Carroll

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.032
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Clinical neuropsychology plays a crucial role in the assessment of cognitive impairment in clinical practice and in research in psychiatry. Recent advances in knowledge have allowed for more ... More


The Cranial Circumference in Autism

Michele Zappella

in The Neurology of Autism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182224
eISBN:
9780199786701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182224.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the cranial circumference in children with autism/Asperger syndrome. The chapter details Sotos syndrome, Cole-Hughes macrocephaly syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Orsvatisk 1997 ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Michelle S. Ballan and Karen S. Hoban

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses interventions for school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). These include: applied behavior analysis, a discipline devoted to understanding the function ... More


Dotan Nitzberg

Michael B. Bakan

in Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Dotan Nitzberg’s hands fly across the piano keyboard at lightning speed, bringing to life a musical work that he believes captures the essence of his Asperger’s mind. “Liszt’s etude, ‘Dance of the ... More


Understanding the genetics of empathy and the autistic spectrum

Bhismadev Chakrabarti and Simon Baron-Cohen

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Empathy includes the ability to understand other mind and respond appropriately to them. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) often have difficulties in these domains, and are associated ... More


Maureen Pytlik

Michael B. Bakan

in Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

In 2017, Maureen Pytlik graduated from Ottawa’s Carleton University with degrees major in both clarinet performance and mathematics. Her curriculum also included advanced music theory studies and ... More


Introduction

Michael B. Bakan

in Speaking for Ourselves: Conversations on Life, Music, and Autism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

How do autistic people make, experience, and find meaning in music? And why does it matter to them that they do? These are the guiding questions put forth at the beginning of the introductory ... More


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