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Upcoming focused issue—Implementing autism early intervention: a global perspective by Dr. Geraldine Dawson and Dr. Lauren Franz

Published: 2019-01-15

This Focused Issue on Implementing autism early intervention: a global perspective, guest edited by Dr. Geraldine Dawson and Dr. Lauren Franz, aims to highlight clinical controversies and uncertainties regarding autism early intervention. We wish to cross fertilize topics from a pool of international repute and bring them to clinical, scientific and academic platform to portray their Viewpoints, results and experiences. The sections of this Focused Issue include Original Articles, Reviews, and Perspective.

Below is the preliminary outline of the focused issue:

Preface
Preface/opening editorial on progress and challenges in implementing autism early intervention from a global perspective (Editorial)
Geraldine Dawson and Lauren Franz, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Articles
Considerations in implementing evidence-based early ASD interventions in community settings (Perspective)
Aubyn Stahmer, University of California, Davis, USA

Barriers and facilitators to implementing a caregiver coaching early ASD intervention in South Africa (Original Article)
Chipo Belindah Makombe, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa and Lauren Franz, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Early ASD screening and diagnosis in China (Review Article)
Xiu Xu, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Progress and challenges in implementing autism early intervention in China (including Early intervention services in China) (Review Article)
Xiu Xu, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Measuring treatment response to in parent-mediated autism early interventions (Systematic Review)
Jill Lorenzi, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Parenting style in Chinese families (Perspective)
Xiu Xu, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China

The effects of early ASD intervention on parenting stress, sense of competence and mental health (Review Article)
Annette Estes, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Economic impact of early intervention for ASD (Review Article)
David Mandell, University of Pennsylvania, San Diego, USA

Group ESDM in preschool setting (Original Article)
Giacomo Vivanti, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA and La Trobe University, Australia, and Cheryl Dissanayake, La Trobe University, Australia

Early autism intervention and language development in Japan (Perspective or Review Article)
Yuko Yoshimura, Institute of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan and Tomoko Haramaki, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Caregiver descriptions of joint activity routines with young children with autism spectrum disorder in South Africa (Original Article)
Kevin Ramseur, South Africa

Hope to bring you an inspirational collection!

Geraldine Dawson, PhD
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Editorial Board Member and Guest Editor

Lauren Franz
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Guest Editor

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