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Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Editor-in-Chief: Fred R. Volkmar

ISSN: 0162-3257 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-3432 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10803

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Editor
Fred R. Volkmar, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Previous Editors
Leo Kanner, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (1971-1974)
Stella Chess, New York University, New York City, New York (1972-1973)
Eric Schopler, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (1974-1997)
Michael Rutter, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, England (European Editor) (1974-1994)
Gary B. Mesibov, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (1997-2007)

Associate Editors
Alice S. Carter, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
Joshua Diehl, LOGAN Community Resources and University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Carla Mazefsky, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Iain McClure, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
Christopher J. McDougle, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
James C. McPartland, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Nancy J. Minshew, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Brian Reichow, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Jeremy M. Veenstra-Vanderweele, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York
Susan Williams White, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Marc Woodbury-Smith, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Book Review Editor
Brian Reichow, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Statistical Consultant
Domenic V. Cicchetti, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut

Editorial Manager
Lori Klein, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Editorial Assistant
Logan Hart, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Editorial Board
Ken Aitken, Templeton Business Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
George M. Anderson, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Michael Alessandri, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
Jarrett Barnhill, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
David Quentin Beversdorf, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Annilies de Bildt, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Jan Blacher, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Riverside, California
Erin Barton, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Nirit Bauminger-Zviely, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
David Quentin Beversdorf, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Sven Bölte, Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden
Brian Boyd, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Nicholas Chown, Independent Scholar, Barcelona, Spain 
Ira Cohen, NYS Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities, New York, New York
Blythe Corbett, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Stephen I. Deutsch, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia
Gabriel S. Dichter, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Inge-Marie Eigsti, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
Craig A. Erickson, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Deborah Fein, University of Connecticut, Storrs-Mansfield, Connecticut
Michael Fitzgerald, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Jill Fodstad, Louisiana State University, Baton Route, Louisiana
Susan Folstein, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
Mohammed Ghaziuddin, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Elena Grigorenko, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Adam Helles, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
Susan Hyman, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Brooke Ingersoll, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Gagan Joshi, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Stephen M. Kanne, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Brandon Keehn, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Connor Morrows Kearns, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Lauren Kenworthy, George Washington University Medical School, Washington D.C.  
Bonnie Klein-Tasmin, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Robert Koegel, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
Lynn Koegel, University of California, Santa Barbara, California
Kathleen Koenig, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Steven E. Kroupa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Justin Barrett Leaf, Autism Partnership and Great Strides Behavioral Consulting, Long Beach, California
Eli Lebowitz, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Luc Lecavlier, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Matthew D. Lerner, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York
Iliana Magiati, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lee Marcus, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Johnny Matson, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Matthew Mosconi, University of Texas, Dallas Texas
Sam Odom, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Donald P. Oswald, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Selda Ozdemir, Gazi University, Beşevler/Ankara Province, Turkey
Bertram O. Ploog, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York
Laura C. Politte, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts
Cara Pugliese, Children's National Medical Center, Washington D.C., USA
Deborah Riby, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
Diana Robins, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Donald C. Rojas, University of Colorado, Denver, Denver, Colorado 
Laura Schreibman, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
Frederick Shic, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Oren Shtayermman, New York institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York
Matthew Siegel, Tufts University School of Medicine, Westbrook, Maine
David Simmons, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland
Tristram Smith, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Denis G. Sukhodolsky, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Christine Syriopoulou, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
Audrey Thurm, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Ernst Vanbergeijk, New York Institute of Technology, Central Islip, New York
Gerritt Ian Van Schalkwyk, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Brent Vander Wyk, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Pamela Ventola, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Ty Vernon, University of California, Santa Barbara, California
Giacomo Vivanti, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Gregory Wallace, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Zachary Warren, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Sara Jane Webb, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Alexander Westphal, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Andrew Whitehouse, University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Australia
David M. Williams, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
Julie Wolf, Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Virginia C.N. Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Benjamin E. Yerys, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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    The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders seeks to advance theoretical and applied research as well as examine and evaluate clinical diagnoses and treatments for autism and related disabilities. JADD encourages research submissions on the causes of ASDs and related disorders, including genetic, immunological, and environmental factors; diagnosis and assessment tools (e.g., for early detection as well as behavioral and communications characteristics); and prevention and treatment options.

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    • Advances in diagnosing and reporting autism
    • Omega-3 fatty acids to treat autism symptoms
    • Parental and child adherence to behavioral and medical treatments for autism
    • Increasing independent task completion by students with autism spectrum disorder
    • Does laughter differ in children with autism?
    • Predicting ASD diagnosis and social impairment in younger siblings of children with autism
    • The effects of psychotropic and nonpsychotropic medication with adolescents and adults with ASD
    • Increasing independence for individuals with ASDs
    • Group interventions to promote social skills in school-aged children with ASDs
    • Standard diagnostic measures for ASDs
    • Substance abuse in adults with autism
    • Differentiating between ADHD and autism symptoms
    • Social competence and social skills training and interventions for children with ASDs
    • Therapeutic horseback riding and social functioning in children with autism

    Authors and readers of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders include scholars, researchers, professionals, policy makers, and graduate students from a broad range of cross-disciplines, including developmental, clinical child, and school psychology; pediatrics; psychiatry; education; social work and counseling; speech, communication, and physical therapy; medicine and neuroscience; and public health.

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