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Summary of Advances Cover 2015
Summary of Advance
In Autism Spectrum Disorder Research
2015
Articles Selected for the 2015 Summary of Advances

Question 1: When Should I Be Concerned?

  • Age at autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis by race, ethnicity, and primary household language among children with special health care needs, United States, 2009–2010
  • Diagnostic stability in young children at risk for autism spectrum disorder: a baby siblings research consortium study
  • Early screening of autism spectrum disorder: recommendations for practice and research
  • Early identification of autism spectrum disorder: recommendations for practice and research

Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening?

  • The idiosyncratic brain: distortion of spontaneous connectivity patterns in autism spectrum disorder
  • Insights into autism spectrum disorder genomic architecture and biology from 71 risk loci

Question 3: What Caused This to Happen and Can It Be Prevented?

  • Administration of thimerosal-containing vaccines to infant rhesus macaques does not result in autism-like behavior or neuropathology
  • Autism occurrence by MMR vaccine status among US children with older siblings with and without autism
  • Association of maternal diabetes with autism in offspring

Question 4: Which Treatments and Interventions Will Help?

  • Long-term outcomes of early intervention in 6-yearold children with autism spectrum disorder
  • Parent-mediated intervention versus no intervention for infants at high risk of autism: a parallel, singleblind, randomised trial
  • Children with autism spectrum disorder and social skills groups at school: a randomized trial comparing intervention approach and peer composition
  • The effect of oxytocin nasal spray on social interaction deficits observed in young children with autism: a randomized clinical crossover trial
  • Early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder under 3 years of age: recommendations for practice and research

Question 5: Where Can I Turn for Services?

  • Effect of parent training vs parent education on behavioral problems in children with autism spectrum disorder: a randomized clinical trial

Question 6: What Does the Future Hold, Particularly for Adults?

  • The health status of adults on the autism spectrum
  • The costs and benefits of employing an adult with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review
  • National Autism Indicators Report: Transition into Young Adulthood
  • High rates of parkinsonism in adults with autism
  • Longitudinal patterns of employment and postsecondary education for adults with autism and average-range IQ

Question 7: What Other Infrastructure and Surveillance Needs Must Be Met?

  • No articles were selected from Question 7. For a list of articles that were nominated in this category, see the Full Listing of Nominated Articles.

 
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