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Using the Reliable Change Index Statistic to Analyze Developmental Changes in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder
(Brock University, 2013-01-14)
Longitudinal studies of the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) provide an understanding of which variables may be important predictors of an ASD. The objective of the current study is to apply the reliable ...
Back to Basics: Exploring gestural habits as cues for anticipating self-injurious episodes in a child with Autism and Deafness
This research project is a longitudinal qualitative case study. It contributes to an understanding of self-injurious behaviour (SIB) by inviting the reader through the narrative of the lived experience of a fifteen year ...
Benefits of Using Target Activities to Assist in Improvement of Striking in Striking and Fielding Games for Individuals with Autism: A Comparative Case Study
(Brock University, 2013-10-11)
The purpose of the research study was to increase understanding about the potential benefits of combining target activities with striking-fielding games for individuals with high functioning autism spectrum disorder. A ...
A Comparative Analysis of Community-Based Service Providers for "Extreme" Case ASD: Exploring Activity Program Options
(Brock University, 2014-05-01)
The purpose of my research was to examine how community-based organizations in the Niagara region provide programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who are considered to represent “extreme” or “severe” ...
The lived experience of mothering a child with autism: a hermeneutic phenomenological understanding
(Brock University, 2014-08-28)
Autism Spectrum Disorder is a complex developmental disorder with increasing prevalence. Despite the significant role of mothers, often seen as primary caregivers, there is limited understanding of this experience. The ...
Perspectives of Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder on a Community-Based Parent Education Program
(Brock University, 2015-01-21)
In 2012 a community-based agency that oversees Intensive Behaviour Intervention services for young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) began delivering newly developed curricula to parents of eligible ...