Search for dissertations about: "Autism spectrum disorders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words Autism spectrum disorders.

  1. 1. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders teaching, language, and screening

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrika Miranda-Linné; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Autism; autism spectrum disorders; Autism Behavior Checklist; language; test construction; factor analysis; teaching; discrete-trial; incidental teaching; generalization; spontaneous usage; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Clinical Physiology; klinisk fysiologi;

    Abstract : The present dissertation on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) addressed several questions. First, the behavioral symptoms of speaking and mute individuals with ASD were compared on the Autism Behavior Checklist (ABC), a commonly used diagnostic instrument. In addition, questions about the construction of the ABC were investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. AD/HD and autism spectrum disorders in adults

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Björn Hofvander; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Behaviour disorders; Comorbidity; AD HD; Autism spectrum disorders; Outcome;

    Abstract : Background: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are early-onset, but often life-time impairing, neurodevelopmental disorders. They are highly overlapping and seem to carry considerable risks of negative outcomes, psychiatrically and psychosocially. READ MORE

  3. 3. Autism spectrum disorders - first indicators and school age outcome

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Martina Barnevik Olsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autism spectrum disorder; autistic traits; neurodevelopmental disorders; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; language impairment; regulatory problems; A-TAC; adaptive behavior; borderline intellectual functioning; intellectual disability; outcome; ESSENCE; Autism Plus;

    Abstract : Background: Studies of early indicators, diagnostic stability and outcome at mid-school age in children referred early in life for a suspected autism spectrum disorder (asd) have been few. Aims: To examine early indicators of asd and eight-year stability of asd diagnoses, comorbidity, cognitive levels and overall clinical profiles, in children diagnosed with asd in preschool age after receiving early intervention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Autism Spectrum Disorders: cognitive aspects and preventions

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Åsa Lundholm-Hedvall; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; autism spectrum disorders; cognition; intervention; children;

    Abstract : Aim: The overarching aims of this thesis were to (a) gain further insight into the developmental/cognitive aspects of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in young children, and (b) assess outcome after interventions of varying intensity. Methods: In a prospectively designed longitudinal naturalistic study, 208 preschool children with ASD were comprehensively assessed - including with a variety of cognitive tests and other structured neurodevelopmental/adaptive interviews, observation schedules and questionnaires - before start of intervention and at the end of intervention after two years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Autism spectrum disorders. Developmental, cognitive and neuropsychological aspects

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Agneta Nydén; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autism; Asperger syndrome; AD HD; reading and writing disorder; neuropsychology; neurocognition; executive functions; attention; theory of mind; central coherence; Griffiths; WISC-R; WISC-III; Kaufman factors; Mirsky model; test-retest stability; follow up; gender differences;

    Abstract : Introduction and aims: Autism, Asperger syndrome and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) are clinically defined neuropsychiatric syndromes that affect 6 to 10 per cent of all children. These common developmental disorders can be understood at different levels. READ MORE