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Access barriers to services by immigrant mothers of children with autism in Canada
Equal access for autism services remains suboptimal for diverse groups. In Canada,little is known about the barriers immigrant mothers face accessing services and support for their children with developmental disabilities. ...
Predictors of emergency service use in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder living with family
(BMJ Publising Group Limited, 2015-10)
Introduction. The use of emergency services among adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) transitioning into adult health services has not been well described. Objectives. To describe emergency service ...
Self-Injurious Behaviours in Autism: A Literature Review
(Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 2003)
Self-injury is a frequent and serious problem for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. This paper summarizes the clinical and empirical evidence pertaining to self-injury, and highlights valid theories ...
My Brother, My Self: An Autoethnography of Siblinghood and Disability
An autoenthography exploring siblinghood and disability. The work presents being an older sister to two siblings - one sister born when the author was three years old, and one brother born when the author was nine and a ...
History of Suicide Attempts in Adults with Asperger Syndrome
(Hogrefe Publishing, 2014)
Background: Individuals with Asperger syndrome (AS) may be at higher risk for attempting suicide compared to the general population. Aims: This study examines the issue of suicidality in adults with AS. Method: An online ...
The McGurk Effect in Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome
Children with autism may have difficulties putting together what they see and hear during speech, which has been linked to understanding of speech and language development. However, little has been done to examine children ...