Mothers' reports of play dates and observation of school playground behavior of children having high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.
|Title||Mothers' reports of play dates and observation of school playground behavior of children having high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Frankel, FD, Gorospe CM, Chang Y-C, Sugar CA|
|Journal||Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines|
|Date Published||2011 May|
|Keywords||Adaptation, Psychological, Child, Child Development Disorders, Pervasive, Family, Female, Humans, Intelligence, Interpersonal Relations, Male, mothers, Observation, Peer Group, Play and Playthings, Schools, Social Environment|
Children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are generally included with typically developing peers at school. They have difficulties interacting with peers on the school playground. Previous literature suggests that having play dates in the home may be related to better peer acceptance at school.
|Alternate Journal||J Child Psychol Psychiatry|