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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


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

Michael B. Bakan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190855833
eISBN:
9780190855864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855833.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Since the advent of autism as a diagnosed condition in the 1940s, the importance of music in the lives of autistic people has been widely observed and researched. Articles on musical savants, ... More


Understanding and Teaching Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Sivanes Phillipson

in Learning Diversity in the Chinese Classroom: Contexts and Practice for Students with Special Needs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098725
eISBN:
9789882207134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098725.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter focuses on understanding and teaching students with emotional and behavioural disorders in a Chinese classroom. It is divided into four main sections. The first section describes in ... More


Biomarkers: Potential and Challenges

Michael Rutter

in Bioprediction, Biomarkers, and Bad Behavior: Scientific, Legal, and Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199844180
eISBN:
9780199369607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844180.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

Biomarkers cannot, in themselves, define the pathophysiology of the conditions for which they are a marker, but, if successful, they could enable a conceptualization that is much closer to the ... More


Evidence-Based Practices for Supporting Families of Children with Autism

Mian Wang, Jiyeon Kim, Whitney Detar-Smith, and George H. S. Singer

in Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents a review of research evidence of family oriented and parent-implemented interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). After a brief summary of common ... More


Executive Functions and the Developing Social Competence of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Grace Iarocci and Emily Gardiner

in Executive Functions in Children's Everyday Lives: A Handbook for Professionals in Applied Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199980864
eISBN:
9780190664633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199980864.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Executive functions (EF) are central to both the cognitive and social development of children. However, in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), early difficulties with communication and ... More


Gordon Peterson

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/9780190855833.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Gordon Peterson—early music specialist, professional musician, and former tenured music professor—was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of forty-five, by which time he had suffered ... More


Appreciating and Promoting Social Creativity in Youth with Asperger’s Syndrome

Matthew D. Lerner and Rebecca M. Girard

in Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190645472
eISBN:
9780190645496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645472.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) experience characteristic social and communicative challenges while also representing a wide range of abilities. A plurality of children with ASD ... More


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