Search for dissertations about: "Autism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 134 swedish dissertations containing the word Autism.

  1. 1. Reflections on Autism : Ethical Perspectives on Autism Spectrum Disorder in Health Care and Education

    Author : Pier Jaarsma; Stellan Welin; Lars-Christer Hydén; Bjørn Hofmann; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Autism; applied ethics; health care; moral education; Neurodiversity; Autism; tillämpad etik; hälsovård; utbildning i moral; neurodiversitet;

    Abstract : In the four papers presented in this dissertation I analyze and discuss various value statements and moral stances, which I regard as unjustifiably harmful for persons with Autism and obstacles for the creation of an Autism-friendly society. In the papers I try to show that the positions underpinning the Autism-phobic moral stances are not warranted and cannot be defended in a good way. READ MORE

  2. 2. Individuals with autism spectrum disorders : teaching, language, and screening

    Author : Fredrika Miranda-Linné; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Psychology; Autism; autism spectrum disorders; Autism Behavior Checklist; language; test construction; factor analysis; teaching; discrete-trial; incidental teaching; generalization; spontaneous usage; Psykologi; Psychology; 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

  3. 3. Varieties of Supernatural Experience : the Case of High-Functioning Autism

    Author : Ingela Visuri; Pehr Granqvist; David Thurfjell; Olov Dahlin; Andreas Roepstorff; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Autism; religious cognition; supernatural experience; invisible agency; parasocial relations; embodiment; bracketed ethnography; participatory autism research; atypical cognition; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Innovative Learning; Innovativt lärande; Historical Studies; Historiska studier;

    Abstract : It is argued in the cognitive science of religion (CSR) that the empathic ability to ‘mindread’ others underpins  the experience of supernatural communication with gods, ghosts, and spirits. As autism is characterized by mentalizing difficulties, CSR scholars have expected autistic individuals would find supernatural agency incomprehensible. READ MORE

  4. 4. Treatment Evaluation and Screening of Autism

    Author : Bengt Persson; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psykologi; Psychology; screening of infants; children; adults; TEACCH; Autism; treatment review;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were: to review studies of treatment evaluation from the years 1992-2002; to evaluate the Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children, TEACCH, treatment model for adults and children with autism; to develop and evaluate a screening instrument for early detection of autism and other developmental deficits, SEEK. The instruments used were: the Altman Checklist for Evaluating Medical Research; the Adult and Adolescent PsychoEducational Profile, AAPEP; and the SEEK. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Medication to Education - People with autism in adult psychiatry

    Author : Eve Mandre; Certec - Rehabiliteringsteknik och Design; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; education; neuropsychiatric diagnoses; adult education; learning process; Asperger Syndrome; autism spectrum disorders; Autism; Forensic Psychiatric Care Act LRV ; Compulsory Psychiatric Care Act LPT ; Act Concerning Support and Service for Persons with Certain Functional Impairments LSS ; design; forensic psychiatry; rehabilitation engineering; psychiatric treatment; psychiatry; social learning; special education; developmental psychology;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns the field of applied psychiatry and focuses on the problems that are associated with the care and treatment of adult patients with autism spectrum disorders. The conditions that are described are valid for Swedish psychiatry and cannot be directly generalized to conditions outside of the country... READ MORE