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Early detection and intervention for infants at risk of autism spectrum disorders
(Brock University, 2006-05-19)
Autism is a developmental disorder that is characterized by abnonnal social interactions and communications as well as repetitive and restricted activities and interests. There is evidence of a genetic component, as 5% ...
Understanding the polyvocality of autism discourse : a critical autoethnographic approach
(Brock University, 2007-09-23)
Currently, much of the autism literature supports the notion that Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) is a deviation from what is considered "normal" and, accordingly, that it is in need of early remediation. This ...
Experiences of Parents Advocating for the “Complicated Child”: A Phenomenologically Oriented Descriptive Exploration
This paper is a phenomenologically oriented descriptive study that analyzed the experiences of parents advocating for a complex child within the special education sector. More specifically the research examined parental ...