Just Published:Assessing adolescent social competence using the Social Responsiveness Scale: Should we ask both parents or will just one do?
There is a paucity of instruments developed to assess social competence of adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. The Social Responsiveness Scale is one particular of a couple of that can be utilized. This review in contrast variations between mother and father studies of social competence of adolescents. Facts ended up collected from dad and mom [...]
Latest Autism Paper:The co-occurrence of autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in parents of children with ASD or ASD with ADHD
History: Autism spectrum condition (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity condition (ADHD) share about 50–72% of their genetic factors, which is the most probably clarification for their recurrent co-occurrence within the same affected individual or loved ones. An additional or alternative clarification for the co-occurrence could be (cross-)assortative mating, e.g., the tendency to choose a associate that is [...]
Latest Autism Paper:Enhancing parental well-being and coping through a family-centred short course for Iranian parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder
Free Abstract:A systematic review of training programs for parents of children with autism spectrum disorders: Single subject contributions
Purpose: The objective of this systematic critique was to take a look at study making use of simple topic investigation models (SSRD) to examine the success of interventions developed to increase mother and father&rsquo potential to assist communication and social improvement in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Approach: Incorporated studies were systematically assessed for [...]
Query by Kim: Personally, I don’t like it when autism is described as a ailment, disability, or “tragic”, simply because I don’t assume I’m quite tragic and I never want to be remedied of anything at all. I am great with myself the way I am. On the other hand, I can fully grasp that [...]
Question by Liz P: I am establishing a training program for parents of students with autism who are faculty-aged. Any input would assist! This system will be provided by way of a university district, and the principal function is to give mother and father details so they can execute proper follow-up intervention at home. What [...]
Question by Kim: Isn’t really that a little degrading in direction of the kids, to use it almost everywhere? You wouldn’t say “my black 3-12 months-old kid”, but evidently “my autistic three-calendar year-outdated youngster” is regular. Very best remedy: Reply by Mom2MaxI say ‘my tiny white boy’ all the time. Wha choo talkin’ ’bout? What [...]
Help me:Do youthink that parents of Autistic children should have the right to park in handicapped parking spaces?
Query by Rio’s mom: I consider my son to a local community pool and there is a mom there with an Autistic child who constantly parks in the near-up handicapped spot. Indeed he is Autistic, but he is barely any diverse from the relaxation of the children there. Do you assume this is an abuse [...]