ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders)

  • Compensating for ASD: masking the truth?

    “Compensation” is a phenomenon by which individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) show improvements in overt symptoms, namely their understanding of others (“theory-of-mind”, ToM), despite persisting deficits at the cognitive and neurobiological levels.

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  • Autism Symposium

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  • Carol Povey

    Autism Symposium with Carol Povey

    Carol Povey ‘Key issues for practitioners’.

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  • Ann Ozsivadjian

    Autism Symposium with Dr Ann Ozsivadjian

    Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian on ‘Cognitive pathways to mental health problems in ASD’.

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    ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disorder that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. People on the autism spectrum may have difficulties with social communication, social interaction and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviours, activities or interests.

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    JCPP Editorial: Volume 59, Issue 05, May 2018

    “One size does not fit all: addressing the challenges of intervention for complex developmental issues” by Courtenay Frazier Norbury

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  • Processing speed determines dyslexia risk

    Males exhibit a lower average reading performance than females, according to new data from Anne Arnett and colleagues. The researchers devised a framework to first validate the apparent sex difference in prevalence of dyslexia and then determine which cognitive correlates may underlie this difference.

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  • Autistica highlights strong evidence for new communication therapy

    Autistica, UK’s autism research charity, are recommending that all local areas should have healthcare professionals accredited to deliver a new form of communication intervention called PACT.

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  • Autism Symposium

    We were delighted to stage this Autism Symposium thanks to the support of our publishers Wiley. The evening had a series of 20-minute lectures that then lead into a panel discussion. Lectures and discussions included the role of research in autism, including pathways to mental health problems in ASD, and the wider landscape. The evening was […]

    Event type
    Twilight Meeting
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  • The early ASD screening debate continues

    The debate about screening and providing early treatment for young children with, or with high likelihood of, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is ongoing, but limited data are available to support either side of the argument. Now, a systematic review of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of interventions for children ≤6 years with (or with high likelihood of) ASD has concluded that the available data is currently insufficient to support the argument for early intervention.

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