Tag Archives: autism spectrum disorders

Measuring social communication behaviors as a treatment endpoint in individuals with autism spectrum disorder

Social communication impairments are a core deficit in autism spectrum disorder. Social communication deficit is also an early indicator of autism spectrum disorder and a factor in long-term outcomes. Thus, this symptom domain represents a critical treatment target. Identifying reliable … Continue reading

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Faculty Experience With College Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

This article reports the findings of a qualitative inquiry involving two focus groups made up of experienced faculty who met to discuss academic concerns faced by college students with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger’s disorder. Analysis of group meeting transcripts … Continue reading

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Involvement in Transition Planning Meetings Among High School Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

The authors utilized a national data set to conduct regressions to identify predictors of the involvement of 320 youth with ASD. Attendance positively related to higher expressive language skills, greater time spent in general education, and more frequent discussions about … Continue reading

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Inclusion for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders

Aubyn Stahmer discusses her research on a community program involving social inclusion and early intervention for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders. Click Here to hear the podcast. Article referenced in podcast: Stahmer, Akshoomoff, and Cunningham, Autism, 2011, 15, 625-641

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