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|Australian Scale for Asperger's Syndrome (ASAS)||
The Australian Scale for Asperger's Syndrome (ASAS) is a screening tool designed to identify children who may have Asperger syndrome.
Autism is an umbrella term for a range of neurological disorders characterised by severe and pervasive impairment in several areas of development including social skills, communication and repetitive behaviour.
|Autism 1-2-3 Project||
The Autism 1-2-3 Project is an early intervention for children on the autism spectrum and their parents which focuses upon basic elements of communication including eye contact, gesture, and vocalisation.
|Autism Behaviour Checklist||
The Autism Behaviour Checklist was developed as a clinical measure to screen for autism in individuals aged 3 to 35.
|Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI)||
The Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI) is a clinical diagnostic instrument for assessing autism in children and adults, which has since been replaced by the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R).
|Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R)||
The Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) is a clinical diagnostic instrument for assessing autism in children and adults.
|Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)||
The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) is a diagnostic tool designed to assess behaviours related to autism,
|Autism MEAL Plan||
Autism MEAL Plan is a behaviourally based parent-training curriculum to address feeding problems associated with autism.
|Autism Preschool Program||
The Autism Preschool Program based at the University of Manitoba uses a variety of behavioural and language development methods
|Autism Rehabilitation Therapy||
Autism rehabilitation therapy is a patterning therapy based on a series of movement patterns which facilitate neurological feedback to the brain.
|Autism Screening Questionnaire (ASQ)||
The Autism Screening Questionnaire (now called the Social Communication Questionnaire) is a screening tool designed to identify children who may be on the autism spectrum.
|Autism Spectrum Conditions||
Autism spectrum conditions is an umbrella term for a range of neurological conditions which are characterised by severe and pervasive impairment in several areas of development including social skills, communication and repetitive behaviour.
|Autism Spectrum Conditions – Enhancing Nurture and Development Programme||
Autism Spectrum Conditions – Enhancing Nurture and Development (ASCEND) is a support programme for parents and carers of children on the autism spectrum.
|Autism Spectrum Disorders||
Autism spectrum disorders is an umbrella term for a range of neurological conditions which are characterised by severe and pervasive impairment in several areas of development including social skills, communication and repetitive behaviour.
The AutismPro system is an online, customisable package of tools, content and programming that helps educational institutions train educators and manage learning programmes for students with autism.
Autistic disorder is a form of autism. It is also known as autism, childhood autism, early infantile autism, Kanner's syndrome or infantile psychosis.
|Autonomic Nervous System||
The autonomic nervous system is the part of the nervous system responsible for control of the bodily functions not consciously directed, such as breathing, the heartbeat, and digestive processes.
Aventyl is a brand name for nortriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant.
|Ayres Sensory Integration Therapy||
Ayres sensory integration therapy is another term for Sensory Integrative Therapy, an intervention which is designed to mitigate abnormal behaviours caused by sensory sensitivity.
Ayurveda is an holistic system of medicine that seeks to help people achieve and maintain balance of mind, body and spirit.
This glossary is designed to explain some of the jargon and gobbledygook used by some people when they talk about autism or research..
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