Theatre-Based, Peer-Mediated Intervention Increases Social Skills in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder
This article summarizes a study that explored an intervention aimed at increasing social functioning in children and youth with autism. This intervention was found to improve social functioning, but additional research is needed.
Child Behaviour and Emotional Problems are associated with Parent Mental Health
This article summarizes a study that examined parental stress among parents of a child with autism, including whether child behaviour and emotional problems had a bearing on parent stress. Both mothers and fathers were included in this study, and their experience was contrasted.
A Randomized Waitlist-controlled Trial of Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Improve Emotion Regulation in Children With Autism
This article summarizes a study that examined the effectiveness of a 10-week manualized transdiagnostic Cognitive Behavioural Therapy intervention entitled “Secret Agent Society: Operation Regulation”. Positive outcomes are reported.
What is Associated With Positive Outcomes for Children With Autism in a School-based Intervention?
This article summarizes a study that found supportive therapies and interventions have shown mixed results for children with autism. This school-based intervention was found to be effective for some children but not for others.
Children With Autism And Their Transition Between Primary And Secondary School
This article summarizes a study that found individuals with autism may experience difficulty during transition. The transition from primary to secondary school may be one of these difficult junctures. This was examined, and researchers address issues of bullying.