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Muharib, Reem; Alrasheed, Fahad; Ninci, Jennifer; Walker, Virginia L.; Voggt, Ashley P. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Functional communication training (FCT) is an evidence-based practice used to mitigate challenging behavior by increasing functional communication skills. To increase the practicality and feasibility of FCT in natural settings, thinning schedules of reinforcement are typically programmed following FCT. In this review, we meta-analyzed 28 studies…
Descriptors: Reinforcement, Children, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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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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Yorke, Isabel; White, Pippa; Weston, Amelia; Rafla, Monica; Charman, Tony; Simonoff, Emily – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
This review (Prospero Registration Number: CRD42017057915) aimed to systematically identify and summarize existing research on the relationship between additional emotional and behavioral problems (EBP) in children with autism, and parenting stress (PS) and mental health problems (MHP) in their parents. Sixty-seven studies met criteria for…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Children, Autism
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Wijngaarden-Cremers, Patricia J. M.; van Eeten, Evelien; Groen, Wouter B.; Van Deurzen, Patricia A.; Oosterling, Iris J.; Van der Gaag, Rutger Jan – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014
Autism is an extensively studied disorder in which the gender disparity in prevalence has received much attention. In contrast, only a few studies examine gender differences in symptomatology. This systematic review and meta-analysis of 22 peer reviewed original publications examines gender differences in the core triad of impairments in autism.…
Descriptors: Autism, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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McDougle, Christopher J.; Kresch, Laura E.; Posey, David J. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2000
Results from two studies indicate the nonselective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) clomipramine is more efficacious than the relatively selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor desipramine and placebo in children with autism. A study of the selective SRI fluvoxamine found it to be significantly better than placebo for reducing repetitive…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Problems, Children