Category Archives: Autism

ABA for Autism in the Irish Times

The Irish Times has an excellent article on autism interventions in today’s edition in which they interview Professor Samuel Odom of the University of North Carolina. Prof Odom will be the keynote speaker at the NCSE conference in Dublin today on special … Continue reading

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Autism and Sleep

Click here for the powerpoint notes of an interesting presentation on issues related to sleep in children with autism. For more presentations from the NUIG 2nd International Conference on Autism Spectrum Disorders, visit the Conference.ie site.

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RTE Morning Edition: Autism and Recovery

Speaking to RTE’s Keelin Shanley Professor Deborah Fine talks about research showing the benefits of intense ABA interventions. “There’s about 30 years of good solid literature showing that ABA – it does work. It works for all children whether optimal … Continue reading

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Leinster House Cross Party Briefing

On Wednesday last in Leinster House, Jonathan O’Brien TD (Sinn Fein) hosted an all-party briefing on Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism. The meeting, well attended by members of the Oireachtas Education Committee and other interested parties, was address by Professor … Continue reading

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The most significant, and original, data on the outcomes of early intervention in autism?

Professor Richard Hastings of Bangor University has just blogged about some new outcome data for Intensive Behavioural Intervention for children with autism. Professor Hastings writes: The data from the meta-analysis are also important for the unique perspective that they can … Continue reading

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