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Understanding Attention and Intermodal Processing Difficulties in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Problems with social orienting, attention, and intermodal processing (IMP) involving social events are considered to be important deficits in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The present study aimed to better ...
Raising An Adolescent With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Qualitative Study
The aim of this study was to investigate parent experiences of raising an adolescent with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Nine families participated in semi-structured in-depth interviews. Using thematic analysis, informed ...
Disengagement, Shifting and Engagement of Attention in Children And Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
The present study examined the disengaging, shifting, and engaging abilities of children and adolescents with ASD compared to age- and cognitive ability-matched typically developing (TD) peers. Previous research has found ...
The Experience of South Asian Immigrant and Canadian Mothers of Children with a Developmental Disability: A Mixed Methods Study
Purpose: To explore the similarities and differences between the experiences of South Asian immigrant and Canadian mothers raising a child with developmental disabilities using the Perry (2004) model. Research questions: ...
Examining Stress and Coping in Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at risk for experiencing elevated levels of distress; coping has been shown to moderate parents experience of distress, but popular instruments of both stress and ...