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A Review of Emergency Visits made by Youth and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder from the Parent Perspective
(Emerald Publishing, 2018)
Purpose: Past research has shown individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) visit hospital emergency departments (ED) at high rates. In order to assist individuals with ASD, their families and health care providers ...
Perceived self-efficacy in parents of adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
(Sage Publishing, 2016)
Many parents of adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience difficulty accessing appropriate services for their children, and may report low levels of parent self-efficacy. In an effort to identify ...
Family hardiness, social support, and self-efficacy in mothers of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Family hardiness is an important construct to understand coping in parents of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), who are often at risk for considerable distress in the face of multiple stressors. The current ...
Short Report: Emergency Service Experiences of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder without Intellectual Disability
(Sage Publishing, 2018)
This study aimed to describe patterns of emergency department use and police interactions, as well as satisfaction with emergency services of 40 adults with autism spectrum disorder without intellectual disability over 12 ...
Identifying the Clinical Needs and Patterns of Health Service Use of Adolescent Girls and Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Girls and women in the general population present with a distinct profile of clinical needs and use more associated health services compared to boys and men; however, research focused on health service use patterns among ...
Factors associated with caregiver burden among parents of individuals with ASD: Differences across intellectual functioning
Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) persist into adolescence and adulthood, when access to health services and supports become difficult. Consequently, most adolescents and adults with ASD remain reliant on their ...