Commentary – bridging the research and practice gap in autism: The importance of creating research partnerships with schools

@article{Parsons2013CommentaryB,
  title={Commentary – bridging the research and practice gap in autism: The importance of creating research partnerships with schools},
  author={Sarah Parsons and Tony Charman and Rachel Faulkner and Jude Ragan and Simon Wallace and Kerstin Wittemeyer},
  journal={Autism},
  year={2013},
  volume={17},
  pages={268 - 280}
}
While the last 10 years have seen a significant increase in research published on early intervention and autism, there is a persistent disconnect between educational research and practice. Governments have invested significant funds in autism education, and a range of approaches have been implemented in schools, but there is limited research exploring whether these educational strategies are effective and a lack of involvement of teaching professionals in the research. Given that the majority… 

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