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Otsuka, Sadao; Uono, Shota; Yoshimura, Sayaka; Zhao, Shuo; Toichi, Motomi – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
The aim of this study was to identify specific cognitive abilities that predict functional outcome in high-functioning adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and to clarify the contribution of those abilities and their relationships. In total, 41 adults with ASD performed cognitive tasks in a broad range of neuro- and social cognitive…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adults, Cognitive Ability
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Matthews, Nicole L.; Smith, Christopher J.; Pollard, Elena; Ober-Reynolds, Sharman; Kirwan, Janet; Malligo, Amanda – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015
There is a dearth of research regarding adaptive functioning during the transition to adulthood in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Profiles on the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Second Edition were examined by age and intellectual ability in 75 participants with ASD (16-58¬†years). Results extend previous reports of a cognitive advantage over…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Adjustment (to Environment), Profiles
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Carter, Alice S.; Volkmar, Fred R.; Sparrow, Sara S.; Wang, Jing-Jen; Lord, Catherine; And Others – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1998
A study of 684 individuals yielded special population norms on the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales for individuals with autism for mute children under 10, children with some verbal skills under 10, mute individuals who are 10 or older, and individuals with some verbal skills who are 10 or older. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Autism, Behavior Rating Scales, Children