Girls with Autism Struggle More With Daily Routine Tasks

Girls with Autism Struggle More with Daily ROutine Tasks

Girls with Autism Struggle More With Daily Routine Tasks The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders published research indicating that girls with autism struggle more with daily routine tasks.  The study included an age and IQ-matched sample of 228 school-aged youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to assess sex differences on the Autism Diagnostic Observation […]

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2 Key Factors to Help Increase Participation of Children with Autism

OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health published qualitative research investigating the viewpoint of teachers and occupational therapists (who work with children with autism) on the sensory-related environmental barriers to participation within the preschool context. Following interview questions, the data was analyzed and indicated that there are two essential components to increase the participation of children with autism in the […]

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Gross Motor Skills in Children with Autism

The Journal of Child & Adolescent Behavior published research comparing the gross motor skill performance on 21 children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and 21 age matched peers (5-10 years) using the Test of Gross Motor Development-2 (TGMD- 2).   The motor performance scores  on the TGMD-2 were compared.  The following results were recorded: 1.  For the locomotor subtest, 67% […]