Understanding the gap between cognitive abilities and daily living skills in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders with average intelligence.

@article{Duncan2015UnderstandingTG,
  title={Understanding the gap between cognitive abilities and daily living skills in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders with average intelligence.},
  author={Amie Duncan and Somer Bishop},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          64-72
        }
}
Daily living skills standard scores on the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales-2nd edition were examined in 417 adolescents from the Simons Simplex Collection. All participants had at least average intelligence and a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Descriptive statistics and binary logistic regressions were used to examine the prevalence and predictors of a "daily living skills deficit," defined as below average daily living skills in the context of average intelligence quotient… CONTINUE READING
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