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Wolstencroft, J.; Robinson, L.; Srinivasan, R.; Kerry, E.; Mandy, W.; Skuse, D. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Group social skills interventions (GSSIs) are a commonly offered treatment for children with high functioning ASD. We critically evaluated GSSI randomised controlled trials for those aged 6-25¬†years. Our meta-analysis of outcomes emphasised internal validity, thus was restricted to trials that used the parent-report social responsiveness scale…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Effect Size, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention
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Zantinge, Gemma; van Rijn, Sophie; Stockmann, Lex; Swaab, Hanna – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
This study aimed to assess physiological arousal and behavioral regulation of emotion in the context of frustration in 29 children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and 45 typically developing children (41-81 months). Heart rate was continuously measured and emotion strategies were coded, during a locked-box task. Results revealed increases in…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response
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McMahon, Camilla M.; Solomon, Marjorie – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
Parent- and adolescent-report of social skill importance and social skill engagement on the Social Skills Rating System (Gresham and Elliott in The social skills rating system, American Guidance Service, Circle Pines, 1990) were assessed in higher-functioning adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Compared to parents, adolescents…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parent Attitudes
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van Rijn, Sophie; Stockmann, Lex; Borghgraef, Martine; Bruining, Hilgo; van Ravenswaaij-Arts, Conny; Govaerts, Lutgarde; Hansson, Kerstin; Swaab, Hanna – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
The present study aimed to gain more insight in the social behavioral phenotype, and related autistic symptomatology, of children with an extra X chromosome in comparison to children with ASD. Participants included 60 children with an extra X chromosome (34 boys with Klinefelter syndrome and 26 girls with Trisomy X), 58 children with ASD and 106…
Descriptors: Social Behavior, Antisocial Behavior, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Klein-Tasman, Bonita P.; Li-Barber, Kirsten T.; Magargee, Erin T. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2011
The behavioral phenotype of Williams syndrome (WS) is characterized by difficulties with establishment and maintenance of friendships despite high levels of interest in social interaction. Here, parents and teachers rated 84 children with WS ages 4-16 years using two commonly-used measures assessing aspects of social functioning: the Social Skills…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Interpersonal Competence, Genetic Disorders
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Macintosh, Kathleen; Dissanayake, Cheryl – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2006
The social skills and problem behaviours of children with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Disorder were compared using parent and teacher reports on the Social Skills Rating System. The participants were 20 children with high-functioning autism, 19 children with Asperger's Disorder, and 17 typically developing children, matched on…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Mental Age, Asperger Syndrome, Autism