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Executive function deficits in high-functioning autistic individuals: relationship to theory of mind.
A group of high-functioning autistic individuals was compared to a clinical control group matched on VIQ, age, sex and SES. Significant group differences were found on executive function, theory ofExpand
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Recurrence Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium Study
OBJECTIVE: The recurrence risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is estimated to be between 3% and 10%, but previous research was limited by small sample sizes and biases related to ascertainment,Expand
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A prospective study of the emergence of early behavioral signs of autism.
OBJECTIVE To examine prospectively the emergence of behavioral signs of autism in the first years of life in infants at low and high risk for autism. METHOD A prospective longitudinal design wasExpand
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The screening and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders.
The Child Neurology Society and American Academy of Neurology recently proposed to formulate Practice Parameters for the Diagnosis and Evaluation of Autism for their memberships. This endeavor wasExpand
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Interventions That Facilitate Socialization in Children with Autism
  • S. Rogers
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of autism and developmental disorders
  • 1 October 2000
Social dysfunction is perhaps the most defining and handicapping feature of autism. Improved social functioning has long been considered one of the most important intervention outcomes. A variety ofExpand
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Intact and impaired memory functions in autism.
This study examined memory functions in individuals with autism. Based on previous evidence of executive function (EF) deficits, we hypothesized that subjects with autism would demonstrate a patternExpand
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Evidence-Based Comprehensive Treatments for Early Autism
  • S. Rogers, L. Vismara
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical child and adolescent…
  • 3 March 2008
Early intervention for children with autism is currently a politically and scientifically complex topic. Randomized controlled trials have demonstrated positive effects in both short-term and longerExpand
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Practice parameter: Screening and diagnosis of autism
Article abstract Autism is a common disorder of childhood, affecting 1 in 500 children. Yet, it often remains unrecognized and undiagnosed until or after late preschool age because appropriate toolsExpand
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Imitation performance in toddlers with autism and those with other developmental disorders.
BACKGROUND The present study sought to examine the specificity, developmental correlates, nature and pervasiveness of imitation deficits very early in the development of autism. METHODS SubjectsExpand
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Randomized, Controlled Trial of an Intervention for Toddlers With Autism: The Early Start Denver Model
OBJECTIVE: To conduct a randomized, controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive developmental behavioral intervention, for improving outcomes ofExpand
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