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Parental Experiences of a Parent-assisted Social Skills Intervention for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum DisorderDownload
The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) is a parent-assisted social skills program for teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In the PEERS program, the parents play a vital role in supporting and coaching their teen’s skill development. The purpose of this...
An Autonomy Support Motivation Intervention with Pre-Service Teachers: Do the Strategies that They Intend to Use Change?Download
Self-Determination Theory posits that autonomy is one of three psychological needs whose fulfillment leads to an optimally motivating learning environment. A quasi-experimental design was used to see if the motivational strategies that preservice teachers intended to use in their classrooms...
Mathematics Intervention for Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum DisorderDownload
Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) experience deficits in behavior, cognition, and academic functioning resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE). Although receiving intervention for developmental disabilities is a strong protective factor against negative outcomes in...
Background: Knowledge translation (KT) is an imperative in order to implement research-based and contextualized practices that can answer the numerous challenges of complex health problems. The Chronic Care Model (CCM) provides a conceptual framework to guide the implementation process in chronic...
Interventions for Children with Autism Mediated by Someone Other Than a Highly Qualified Autism Professional: An Umbrella ReviewDownload
Aim: There has been a recent explosion in research, including systematic reviews, examining the effects of interventions for children with ASD. The present umbrella review collected, appraised, and summarized evidence from multiple systematic reviews of interventions for children with ASD...
Background: In the past forty years, many gains have been made in our understanding of the concept of research utilization. While numerous studies exist on professional nurses' use of research in practice, no attempt has been made to systematically evaluate and synthesize this body of literature...
Evaluation of the living with hope program for rural women caregivers of persons with advanced cancer.Download
Background Hope has been identified as a key psychosocial resource among family caregivers to manage and deal with the caregiver experience. The Living with Hope Program is a self-administered intervention that consists of watching an international award winning Living with Hope film and...
Umbrella Review of Psychosocial Interventions Mediated through Assistive Technology for Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderDownload
Aim: In the past 20 years, a large body of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) intervention research has emerged. In addition, the number of systematic reviews (SRs) aimed at synthesizing that body of research has grown substantially. The present umbrella review collates information from multiple...
Enrollment in Multidisciplinary Clinical Care for Pediatric Weight Management: Predictors, Reasons, Facilitators, and RecommendationsDownload
Background: One-third of Canadian children meet the criteria for overweight or obesity. While multidisciplinary clinical care (MCC) can be effective to manage pediatric obesity, many eligible children are not referred to this level of care and many of those who are referred do not enroll in...
SSHRC IG awarded 2016: The objectives of the proposed study are: 1] To test the validity of a widely-used model of reading fluency longitudinally (from Grade 1 to Grade 5) and across languages varying in orthographic consistency (English, Dutch, and Greek); 2] To examine the role of...