Search for dissertations about: "borderline intellectual functioning"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words borderline intellectual functioning.

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

    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

  2. 2. 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