Sökning: "high-functioning individuals with autism"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade orden high-functioning individuals with autism.
1. Varieties of Supernatural Experience : the Case of High-Functioning Autism
Sammanfattning : It is argued in the cognitive science of religion (CSR) that the empathic ability to ‘mindread’ others underpins the experience of supernatural communication with gods, ghosts, and spirits. As autism is characterized by mentalizing difficulties, CSR scholars have expected autistic individuals would find supernatural agency incomprehensible. LÄS MER
2. Vårdmiljö eller lärandemiljö? : om personer med autism inom vuxenpsykiatrin
Sammanfattning : The research field of the thesis is clinical adult psychiatry and it focuses on the treatment of patients with autism spectrum disorders. Before the publication of DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) in 1994 intellectually high-functioning patients with autism have not been included in diagnostic manuals and received appropriate treatment in adult psychiatry. LÄS MER
3. Ett meningsfullt liv med arbete? : Högfungerande individer med autism mellan funktionshinder- och arbetsmarknadspolitik
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to study notions of employment among high-functioning individuals with autism (HiA) and their experiences of vocational rehabilitation or work-preparatory programs and to analyze how these experiences reflect upon the labor market policy’s and disability policy’s common shared goal of supporting individuals towards a socially included life with meaningful work. This study was conducted through ethnographic fieldwork in a private company (VRP) that operated as a service provider for the Employment Service Agency, and a Swedish residential folk high school (FHS). LÄS MER
4. Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism in school-age children : the children's sleep and behaviour, and aspects of their parents' well-being
Sammanfattning : Asperger syndrome (AS) and high-functioning autism (HFA) are pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) in children of normal range intelligence. Individuals with AS/HFA have impairments in social interaction, communication, and restricted behavioural repertoire, deficits that significantly interfere with their well-being and ability to adapt to ordinary everyday life. LÄS MER
5. Boys with Asperger Syndrome grown up. A longitudinal follow-up study of 100 cases more than 5 years after original diagnosis
Sammanfattning : Introduction and aims: In 1981, the diagnostic label of Asperger Syndrome (AS), was coined after the Austrian paediatrician Hans Asperger, by the English psychiatrist Lorna Wing, who reintroduced his 1944 work about ?die autistischen Psychopathen im Kindesalter?, so as to have a concept for relatively high functioning individuals with problems in the ?autism spectrum?. Little is known about the risk factors and outcome of AS and whether or not they are different from those of autism. LÄS MER