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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, and the relationship of executive function and theory of mind deficits to each other, and their primacy to autism are discussed.
Recurrence Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Baby Siblings Research Consortium Study
The sibling recurrence rate of ASD is higher than suggested by previous estimates, and the size of the current sample and prospective nature of data collection minimized many limitations of previous studies ofibling recurrence.
A prospective study of the emergence of early behavioral signs of autism.
The screening and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders.
Specific detailed recommendations for each level have been established in this document, which are intended to improve the rate of early suspicion and diagnosis of, and therefore early intervention for, autism.
Interventions That Facilitate Socialization in Children with Autism
  • S. Rogers
  • Psychology
    Journal of autism and developmental disorders
  • 1 October 2000
While an area of severe involvement, social behavior is also responsive to intervention, and several studies have demonstrated that social engagement directly affects other important behaviors like language, even when these behaviors are not specifically targeted by the teaching program.
Intact and impaired memory functions in autism.
The group with autism performed significantly worse than comparison subjects on measures of temporal order memory, source memory, supraspan free recall, working memory, and EF, but not on short- and long-term recognition, cued recall, or new learning ability, consistent with the predictions of the EF theory.
Evidence-Based Comprehensive Treatments for Early Autism
The empirical studies of comprehensive treatments for young children with autism published since 1998 were reviewed and found that most studies were either Type 2 or 3 in terms of their methodological rigor based on Nathan and Gorman's (2002) criteria.
Practice parameter: Screening and diagnosis of autism
This approach requires a dual process: 1) routine developmental surveillance and screening specifically for autism to be performed on all children to first identify those atrisk for any type of atypical development, and to identify those specifically at risk for autism.
Naturalistic Developmental Behavioral Interventions: Empirically Validated Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Parsimony is wished to bring parsimony to a field that includes interventions with different names but common features thus improving understanding and choice-making among families, service providers and referring agencies.
Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism: Promoting Language, Learning, and Engagement
Current Understanding of Infant Learning and Autism. An Overview of the Early Start Denver Model. Using the Early Start Denver Model. Developing Short-term Learning Objectives. Formulating Daily