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Caregiver-Mediated Intervention for Low-Resourced Preschoolers With Autism: An RCT
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Results suggest improvements in core autism deficits of joint engagement, joint attention, and symbolic play with relatively brief, caregiver-mediated interventions, but additional support is necessary to maintain and generalize these gains over time. Expand
The peer relationships of girls with ASD at school: comparison to boys and girls with and without ASD.
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Gender is an important environmental factor to consider when planning social skills interventions at school given the social differences between genders, and it is likely that girls with ASD are experiencing social challenges that are different from boys with ASD. Expand
Randomized controlled trial of parental responsiveness intervention for toddlers at high risk for autism.
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The results support parental responsiveness as an important intervention target given its general association with child outcomes in the extant literature; however, additional supports are likely needed to fully maintain the treatment effect and to affect child outcomes. Expand
Association between early adverse life events and irritable bowel syndrome.
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Various types of EALs are associated with the development of IBS-particularly among women, and psychological distress and somatic symptoms might contribute to this relationship. Expand
Children with autism spectrum disorder and social skills groups at school: a randomized trial comparing intervention approach and peer composition.
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It is suggested that social skills groups conducted at school can affect both peer engagement during recess as well as peer acceptability. Expand
Serum and Colonic Mucosal Immune Markers in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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The findings do not support that colonic mucosal inflammation consistently has a primary role in patients with non-post-infectious IBS, but the finding of decreased IL-10 mRNA expression may be a possible biomarker of IBS and warrants further investigation. Expand
The relationship between treatment attendance, adherence, and outcome in a caregiver-mediated intervention for low-resourced families of young children with autism spectrum disorder
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The results from this study stress the importance of considering demographic variables in research design when considering barriers to treatment attendance and adherence in a caregivers-mediated randomized controlled trial targeting core deficits of autism spectrum disorder. Expand
Improving peer engagement of children with autism on the school playground: a randomized controlled trial.
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It is suggested that a low dose, brief intervention can be beneficial in increasing peer engagement for children with autism in inclusive settings, but continued support of playground staff is likely needed. Expand
Characteristics of socially successful elementary school‐aged children with autism
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School-based interventions should address malleable factors such as the number of peer connections and received friendships that predict the best social outcomes for children with ASD. Expand
Communication growth in minimally verbal children with ASD: The importance of interaction
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This study supports the crucial relationship between social engagement and expressive language development, and highlights the need to include sustained communication interchanges as a target for intervention with this population of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Expand
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