Adult outcome for children with autism.
- P. Howlin, S. Goode, J. Hutton, M. Rutter
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and…
- 1 February 2004
Although outcome for adults with autism has improved over recent years, many remain highly dependent on others for support and more fine-grained research is needed into the childhood variables that are associated with good or poor outcome.
The diagnosis of autism and Asperger syndrome: findings from a survey of 770 families
The diagnostic experiences of 614 parents of children with autism and 156 with Asperger syndrome were compared and the practical implications of delayed diagnosis, especially in the case of more able children with As perger syndrome are discussed.
Outcome in High-Functioning Adults with Autism with and Without Early Language Delays: Implications for the Differentiation Between Autism and Asperger Syndrome
- P. Howlin
- PsychologyJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
- 1 February 2003
A large number of adults with autism who had shown early delays in language were compared with individuals who were reported to have had no such delays, either in their use of words or phrases, and poor performance on language tests challenges the assumption that early language development in Asperger syndrome is essentially normal.
Parent-mediated communication-focused treatment in children with autism (PACT): a randomised controlled trial
Outcome in Adult Life for more Able Individuals with Autism or Asperger Syndrome
- P. Howlin
- 1 March 2000
The paper reviews what is known about outcome in adult life for more able individuals within the autistic spectrum. Because of the problems associated with differential diagnosis, the results of…
Autism and developmental receptive language disorder--a follow-up comparison in early adult life. II: Social, behavioural, and psychiatric outcomes.
- P. Howlin, L. Mawhood, M. Rutter
- PsychologyJournal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and…
- 1 July 2000
Regression analysis indicated that although early language ability appeared to be related to outcome in the Autism group, there was little association between any measures of childhood functioning and prognosis in the Language group, and these findings have implications for the understanding of the nature of autism and other pervasive language disorders.
Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
The findings indicate that, as adults, many people with ASD, including those of normal IQ, are significantly disadvantaged regarding employment, social relationships, physical and mental health, and quality of life.
Diagnosis in Autism
The results of a survey of almost I300 parent members of autistic societies in the UK are described. The ages of their children ranged from 2 to 49 years. The survey focused on parents' views of the…
Co-occurring Psychiatric Disorders in Preschool and Elementary School-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Fernando Salazar, G. Baird, E. Simonoff
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
- 4 March 2015
Most young ASD children met the criteria for additional psychopathology, and boys were more likely to have oppositional defiant disorder and higher IQ was associated with anxiety disorders and older age with agoraphobia.
Preschoolers with autism show greater impairment in receptive compared with expressive language abilities.
- K. Hudry, K. Leadbitter, T. Charman
- Psychology, MedicineInternational journal of language and…
- 11 October 2010
Recognition of the marked receptive language impairment relative to expressive language, found to affect at least one-third of preschoolers with autism in this sample, has important implications for interacting with these children and for informing appropriate targets in language and communication intervention.