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On SAGE Insight: The prevalence of autistic traits in a homeless population

From Autism This study aims to explore the relationship between autism and homelessness, by making an initial estimate of the prevalence of autistic traits in a homeless population. This work was initially motivated by anecdotal reports from autism clinicians and … Continue reading

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SAGE Publishing participates in World Autism Awareness Week

Autism affects 700,000 people in the United Kingdom, although it is well-researched there is still a need for more to be done to raise both awareness and make a difference to the lives of autistic people living in the UK.1 … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Mental health experiences of young autistic adults

Article title: ‘Something needs to change’: Mental health experiences of young autistic adults in England From Autism Given that the rates of mental health problems are disproportionately high in young people generally and that young adults display poor help-seeking behaviors, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Contemporary Issues in School-Based Practice for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder

From Canadian Journal of School Psychology This special double issue is focused on research-based efforts to understand, recognize, and support students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), with specific considerations for school settings. It reflects a wide variety of assessment and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Maternal Race–Ethnicity, Immigrant Status, Country of Birth, and the Odds of a Child With Autism

From Child Neurology Open Autism spectrum disorder is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by deficits in social communication and interaction and by restricted and repetitive behaviors, interests, or activities.  In this retrospective study, Western Australian state registries and a study … Continue reading

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16 free articles for World Autism Awareness Week

By Eleanor Howell, Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing At least 1 in 100 people in the UK have autism. World Autism Awareness Week (running from 27 March–2 April 2017) is an initiative set up by the National Autistic Society (NAS) in order to raise … Continue reading

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How to support community engagement through social media: A case study

By Laura Crane,  Social Media Editor at Autism @LauraMayCrane The journal Autism decided to expand and invest in its social media presence in 2011 when I was taken on as Social Media Editor. Our key aim was to use this ever … Continue reading

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Access content from SAGE journal Autism during World Autism Awareness Week

From Autism It is estimated the autism affects over 21 million people worldwide. World Autism Awareness Week (running from the 2nd-8th of April) is an initiative set up by the National Autistic Society (NAS) in order to raise awareness about … Continue reading

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A psychometric evaluation of a quality-of-life questionnaire for individuals with autism

Article title: Development and psychometric evaluation of a psychosocial quality-of-life questionnaire for individuals with autism and related developmental disorders From Autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related developmental disorders (DDs) are prevalent and impairing. This study investigated the psychometric properties … Continue reading

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Special issue on: Autism in Adulthood

From Autism In the seven decades since Kanner first published his original reports on individuals with autism, there have been many thousands of publications on the topic. However, one area remains woefully under researched—life for adults with autism. It was … Continue reading

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How should autism be described? A study of the UK’s autism community

From Autism How should we describe autism? How should terminology define it? How should we refer to those affected? These questions have been the subject of great debate within the autism community, especially in light of the revisions to definitions … Continue reading

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The cost-effectiveness of supported employment for adults with autism

The cost-effectiveness of supported employment for adults with autism in the United Kingdom From Autism Adults with autism have high rates of unemployment. A survey by the National Autistic Society (NAS) in the United Kingdom reported that only 15% of … 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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Inclusion for toddlers with autism spectrum disorders: The first ten years of a community program

From Autism A growing number of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are now diagnosed before their third birthday, increasing there is a need for appropriate and effective community intervention programs for toddlers. There is a general consensus of the benefits … Continue reading

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Distance education for parents of children with autism found effective

The use of a self-directed learning program to provide introductory training in pivotal response treatment to parents of children with autism From: Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions Family members play a central role in the education and treatment of children with … Continue reading

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