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Sex and gender differences in autism spectrum disorder: summarizing evidence gaps and identifying emerging areas of priority

One of the most consistent findings in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research is a higher rate of ASD diagnosis in males than females. Despite this, remarkably little research has focused on the reasons for this disparity. Better understanding of this … Continue reading

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Factors influencing the selection of standardized tests for the diagnosis of Specific Language Impairment

The authors reported their study revealed the most frequently used standardized tests were omnibus measures (e.g., Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals—Fourth Edition [Semel, Wiig, & Secord, 2003], Preschool Language Scale, Fourth Edition [Zimmerman, Steiner, & Pond, 2002]) and single-word vocabulary measures … Continue reading

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