Volume 2 Issue 1 (2010)
International Public Health Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1947-4989
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Autism

Edited by Ditza Zachor and Joav Merrick


Autism spectrum disorder
Ditza A Zachor, MD and Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc


Using an ecological approach to understand perception, cognition and action coupling in individuals with autism spectrum disorder
Amy Lynch, PhD, OTR/L and Nancy Getchell, PhD

It takes a village: Redefining kin, extended family, and other social networks in the treatment of childhood autism
Jennifer Hillman, PhD, MA, BS and Elon Gruber, BA

Best practices in the assessment and treatment of stereotypical behavior in individuals with autism
Kimberly N Sloman, PhD, Robert H LaRue, PhD, Mary Jane Weiss, PhD and Amy S Hansford, BA

Attachment among individuals with autism spectrum disorders: A qualitative review
Nurit Yirmiya, PhD, Michal Shaked, PhD, Nina Koren-Karie, PhD and David Oppenheim, PhD

COMPASS: Finding direction for individuals with autism spectrum disorders
Lisa Ruble, PhD and Grace Mathai, MA


Enhancing multidisciplinary community supports for minority preschool children with autistic spectrum disorders: Promoting family centered and evidence-based practices
Valeria Nanclares-Nogués, PhD, Elaine Lin, Carol Rolland, PhD, J Michael Cupoli, MD, and Michael E Msall, MD

Parent-professional reporting of symptomatology and level of functioning in autism: Complementary perspectives
Cory Shulman, PhD, Sigal Tidhar-Paz, MA and Charles Greenbaum, PhD

Joint construction of stories by high functioning children with autism: Using a technological setting
Judy Kupersmitt, PhD, Rachel Yifat, PhD, Eynat Gal, PhD, OTR, Nirit Bauminger, PhD, Oliviero Stock, Dr., Massimo Zancanaro, Dr., Fabio Pianesi, Dr. and Patrice L (Tamar) Weiss, PhD, OT

Diagnostic outcomes in school age siblings of children with autism
Ifat Gamliel Seidman, MA, Nurit Yirmiya, PhD, Raaya Alon, MA, Noa Ben Yitzhak, MA, Catherine Lord, PhD and Marian Sigman, PhD

Safety and efficacy of Donepezil in children and adolescents with autism: Behavioral measures
Benjamin L Handen, PhD, Cynthia R Johnson, PhD, Sarah McAuliffe-Bellin and Antonio Hardan, MD

Abnormal white matter in language-related brain tracts in non-verbal children with autism
Yonata Levy, PhD, Dafna Ben Bashat, PhD, Liat Ben Sira, MD, Talma Hendler, MD, Esther Ben Itzchak, PhD, Vered Kronfeld-Duenias, MSc and Ditza A Zachor, MD

Intact cognitive flexibility in parents of autistic children
Esther Vierck, PhD, Abraham Reichenberg, PhD, Philip D Harvey, PhD and Jeremy M Silverman, PhD

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