Essays about: "autism spectrum disorder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words autism spectrum disorder.

  1. 1. Perceived Psychosocial Work Environment and Support among Employed Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Cross-sectional Survey Study in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Benjamin Kállai; [2018]
    Keywords : autism spectrum disorder; work environment; neurodiversity; job satisfaction; life satisfaction; stress; COPSOQ II; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Based on previous research regarding employment among individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the clinical description of ASD, this study focused on ten work environment factors: emotional demands, variation of work, predictability, role clarity, leadership, social support from colleagues and supervisor, social community, inclusivity, and using strengths. These work environment factors were assessed from the perspective of employed adults with ASD as well as psychologists providing employment support at the Swedish Public Employment Services to adults with ASD. READ MORE

  2. 2. Communication Trajectory in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder : A Systematic Literature Review

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Shima Chloe Foster; [2018]
    Keywords : Social interaction; communication development; autism spectrum disorder; longitudinal trajectory; measures;

    Abstract : Stability of diagnosis, symptoms and functioning across the life span is central to understanding any disorder and yet remains a relatively unexplored area in the study of autism (Sigman & McGovern, 2005). This is particularly apparent in the development of communication, including social interaction and language development in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as there is little research on longitudinal development of children with ASD in general. READ MORE

  3. 3. Finance for all : Envisioning inclusive financial systems

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : André Kennedy; [2018]
    Keywords : finance; autism; financial systems; banks; financial literacy; inclusive design;

    Abstract : One of the more pressing long-term concerns for parents of children with a neurodevelopmental disorder (NDD), such as autism, is financial management (Abbott & Marriott, 2012). Few of these people ever manage to attain a level of financial literacy that allows them to become fully independent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Using games as educational tools : An evaluation of a game for children to train facial expression recognition

    University essay from KTH/Medieteknik och interaktionsdesign, MID

    Author : Ewoud van der Heide; [2018]
    Keywords : Facial expression; Emotion; Game; Children; Education;

    Abstract : Facial expressions play a large role in non verbal communication. Research shows promising results for using games to improve facial expression recognition in children with autism spectrum disorder. Games are effective educational tools and are successful in motivating students. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finding Corners : How can architecture help children concentrate better?

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Johanna Tuulse; [2018]
    Keywords : school; NDD; ADHD; autism; Gotland; brick; cognitive design;

    Abstract : Swedish legislation states that a school is required to make the necessary adjustments to include   all children, regardless of circumstances or disabilities. However there are no clear guidelines as to how these adjustments should be carried out in the physical environment when it comes to cognitive disabilities such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder or Language Disorders. READ MORE