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Comparing Indigenous Approaches to Autism with Western Approaches to Autism Anna Wilson, University of Alberta On United Nations World Autism Day 2015, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon encouraged policymakers, professionals, employers, service providers, and caregivers to create an inclusive...
Effects of hippotherapy on the motivation and social interaction/social communication for children with Autism Spectrum DisordersDownload
Engagement in purposeful activities is essential for development and is difficult for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who also have impairments of social interaction and communication. In hippotherapy, riding and other horse related activities can be used to promote children’s...
Efficacy of CBT-based social skills intervention for school-aged boys with Autism Spectrum DisordersDownload
School-aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience significant difficulty with peer interaction (Lord & Bishop, 2010), an important aspect of childhood. Unresolved social skills difficulties lead to continued dysfunction in relationships which influence long term success....
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by impairments in social-communication, and restricted, repetitive and stereotypical patterns of behavior, interests, and activities. There is a paucity of research about the adult population as the vast majority of research into ASD has focused...