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Journal on Developmental Disabilities

The Journal on Developmental Disabilities is a peer-reviewed journal with a growing regional and international readership.

Volume 9, Number 2 – Special Issue: Perspectives on the Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Articles / Abstracts

Etiology: Advances in Understanding Causes of Autism and Effective Interventions
Indu Joshi, Maire Percy, and Ivan Brown

The Relationship Between Autism and Fragile X Syndrome: A review of the research
Jenny Demark

Assessment and Diagnosis: Accessing and Assessing Intelligence in Individuals with Low Functioning Autism
Rita S. Eagle

Challenges in Identifying Mental Health Issues in Individuals with Severe Autism
Soula Homatidis

Best Practices and Practical Strategies for Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism
Adrienne Perry, Rosemary A. Condillac, and Nancy L. Freeman

Intervention: Teaching Prerequisite Matching and Object Permanence Skills to Those Who Have Difficulty Communicating with Photos or Pictures
Marilyn Chassman

Children and Adolescents with Pervasive Developmental Disorders: The role of a crisis centre
Susan Sweet

Community Participation in an Admission Process to a Government-Operated Facility for Children and Adolescents with Severe Autistic Disorder
Patti Reed

Consultation to a Group Home for a Young Autistic Woman with a History of Severe Trauma
Lynne Sinclair

Pervasive Developmental ("Autistic Spectrum") Disorders: Treatment issues
James Deutsch

Intensive Early Intervention Program for Children with Autism: Background and design of the Ontario pre-school autism initiative
Adrienne Perry

Behavioural Issues Self-injurious Behaviours in Autism: A literature review
Jonathan Weiss

Behaviour is Communication: Nonverbal communicative behaviour in students with autism and instructors' responsivity
Nancy L. Freeman, Adrienne Perry, and James Bebko

Using the Internet: Content Analysis of Online Autism Specific Sites
Jeeshan Chowdury, Jane Drummond, Darcy Fleming, and Susan Neufeld