Tag Archives: autism spectrum disorders

On SAGE Insight: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism

Article title: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism: Links with autism severity and emotional and behavioral problems From Autism This study provides a broad perspective of bullying in a sample of students with autism spectrum disorder in a special educational … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Researchers outline new policies for earlier detection of autism in children

Article title: Optimizing Outcome in Autism Spectrum Disorders From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences The earlier that autism is diagnosed and treated in children, the better outcomes they will experience for future relationships and careers. However, most … Continue reading

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Maternal exposure to intimate partner abuse before birth is associated with autism spectrum disorder in offspring

From Autism The cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is largely unknown. Maternal exposure to psychosocial stressors during pregnancy has been hypothesized to affect the risk of ASD in offspring through several pathways. Stressors have also been hypothesized to trigger … Continue reading

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Is a gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet beneficial for autistic children?

The gluten-free, casein-free diet and autism: limited return on family investment From Journal of Early Intervention The gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet is widely used by families of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). A GFCF diet is an elimination diet … Continue reading

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Outcomes in adults with autism spectrum disorders: A historical perspective

Article and Podcast From Autism To celebrate Autism Awareness Month we are highlighting the following article and podcast and offering free access to both. The paper examines the ways in which researchers have defined successful adult outcomes for individuals with … Continue reading

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Free access to Autism articles to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day

Selection of articles From Autism To mark World Autism Awareness Day 2012 SAGE has freed access to the top 3 downloaded articles for the Autism journal. Evidence-Based Practices and Autism Social StoriesTM to improve social skills in children with autism … Continue reading

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