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Autism Spectrum Disorders

Michelle S. Ballan

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the literature on children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders in school-based settings. Reasons for the increasing prevalence rates are explored along with the ... More


Autism and the Imaginative Mind

ILONA MIELKE

in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Autism is diagnosed through a symptom of clusters known as the diagnostic triad. One of these is the rigid adherence to routines, repetitive activities, and narrowly focused interests which represent ... More


Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Alexander Prehn-Kristensen, Richard Cooke, Lioba Baving, and Cynthia Schumann

in The Clinical Neurobiology of the Hippocampus: An integrative view

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592388
eISBN:
9780199949922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592388.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Neurodevelopmental disorders are a diverse group of behaviourally-relevant multifactorial disorders related to an impairment of growth, maturation, or development of the central nervous system. The ... More


Developmental disorders and multisensory perception

Elisabeth L. Hill, Laura Crane, and Andrew J. Bremner

in Multisensory Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199586059
eISBN:
9780191741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586059.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents a review of research concerning multisensory processing impairments in three developmental disorders: developmental coordination disorder (DCD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ... More


Face Processing in Autism: Insights from the Perceptual Expertise Framework

Kim M. Curby, Verena Willenbockel, James W. Tanaka, and Robert T. Schultz

in Perceptual Expertise: Bridging Brain and Behavior

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195309607
eISBN:
9780199865291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309607.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Although persons with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a range of cognitive impairments, their perceptual abilities are generally preserved, with the notable exception of face perception. This ... More


The role of the mirror neuron system in the pathophysiology of autism spectrum disorder

Lindsay M. Oberman and Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

in New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199686155
eISBN:
9780191807589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686155.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by persistent deficits in social communication, and the presence of restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or ... More


INVESTIGATING SOCIAL ATTENTION: A CASE FOR INCREASING STIMULUS COMPLEXITY IN THE LABORATORY

Elina Birmingham, Jelena Ristic, and Alan Kingstone

in Cognitive Neuroscience, Development, and Psychopathology: Typical and Atypical Developmental Trajectories of Attention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195315455
eISBN:
9780199979066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315455.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Gaze following, a key component of social attention, has received substantial research interest over the past few decades. There has been an increasing trend to study gaze following using controlled ... More


Variability in the Visual Perception of Human Motion as a Function of the Observer’s Autistic Traits

Martha D. Kaiser and Maggie Shiffrar

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Typical observers exhibit a remarkable sensitivity to the social information conveyed by the body motions of others. Scholars have asserted that successful social behavior depends on successful ... 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


Autism Spectrum Disorder

Carol J. Henderson, Viviann Nordin, and Shirley W. Ekvall

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including the background and original description of the disorder; use of the DSM-5 and ICD-10 for diagnosis; epidemiology and contributing ... More


The Religion of Evidence-Based Practice: Helpful or Harmful to Health and Wellbeing?

Tony Wigram and Christian Gold

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter begins by outlining the challenges of preparing a chapter on evidence-based practice (EBP) to underpin the use of music as a therapeutic tool in treatment, in the overall frame of music, ... More


Play and Autism: Facilitating Symbolic Understanding

MELISSA ALLEN PREISSLER

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by impairments in three discrete domains: communication, social abilities, and imagination (resulting in repetitive interests and behavior). ... More


Brain Mechanisms for Social Perception:: Moving Toward an Understanding of Autism

Kevin Pelphrey and Sarah Shultz

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The levels of social impairment experienced by different individuals with autism spectrum disorder strongly correlate with the degrees of dysfunction within each individual’s superior temporal sulcus ... More


Experience and the Perception of Biological Motion

Frank E. Pollick, Corinne Jola, Karin Petrini, Lawrie S. McKay, Phil McAleer, Seon Hee Jang, Christine MacLeod,, and David R. Simmons

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Many discussions of biological motion perception involve a description of observers’ attunements for recognizing gender, emotion, action, and identity from point-light displays. This chapter ... More


Schizophrenia Genetics: What Have We Learned from Genomewide Association Studies?

Alan R. Sanders, Jubao Duan, and Pablo V. Gejman

in The Origins of Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151245
eISBN:
9780231521925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151245.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses new developments in the study of schizophrenia conducted by Genomewide Association Studies. Genomewide experiments are bringing about major conceptual changes in the ... More


Development of Biological Motion Processing in Normalcy and Pathology

Marina A. Pavlova

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Visual processing of biological motion by living organisms is crucial for adaptive social behavior and nonverbal communication. Investigations of how the perception of body motion operates in ... More


Age, birth cohort, and period effects in psychiatric disorders in the USA

Katherine Keyes and Charley Liu

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Assessment of age, period, and cohort effects in the temporal variation of psychiatric disorders is important for understanding changes in the nature and magnitude of the effect of aetiologically ... More


High Roads and Low Roads to Disability

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how disability diagnoses and parental practices are distributed across different groups of parents and what kinds of arguments about parents' involvement can initially be made ... More


Autism and Music Education

Sheila J. Scott

in Music Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Resource for Teachers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606336
eISBN:
9780190606374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606336.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter addresses the challenges faced by educators responsible for establishing positive learning environments for students with ASD by providing an overview of the two overriding features of ... 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


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