Sol FORTEA Sevilla

Sol FORTEA Sevilla
Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria | ULPGC · Faculty of Teaching Training

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NEW WAYS TO APPROACH THE DIAGNOSIS PROCESS OF ASDS BASED ON DSM-5Currently, it is our belief that autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by a prenatal dysfunction of the Central Nervous System characterized by a series of observable symptoms the first three years of life. Psychologically speaking, the international community is in agreement...
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Uno de los logros más admirados por la sociedad de la información es la creación de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación (TIC). Son tecnologías en permanente cambio y esenciales para trabajar y vivir en esta sociedad. Aquellos que no son capaces de adaptarse a la tecnología o no tienen acceso a la misma sufren la denominada brecha di...
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Introduction: The identification of factors that influence attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorders (ASD) will allow the development of intervention strategies that will benefit the personal and social adjustment of these individuals. It is well known that children with developmental disorders have a higher risk...
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Numerous studies reveal the benefits of early intervention for the adequate development of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Most of the interventions designed for people with ASD focus exclusively on a sole methodology. This study proposes a Combined Early Intervention Program (hereafter CEIP) using different methodologies with scient...
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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by a series of deficits in social interaction and communication and restricted, repetitive, and stereotyped behavior patterns. In addition, a high percentage of ADS is associated with anxiety disorders. The goal of this study is to assess the perception of anxiety in a group of children and adolesce...
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The identification of factors that influence attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will help to develop intervention strategies for the personal and social adjustment of these individuals. The goal of the study is to assess the perception of anxiety in a group of children and adolescents with ADHD and the anxiety that their parents believ...
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A falta de marcadores biológicos que indiquen con claridad que es el autismo, en la actualidad el diagnóstico es clínico pero juega un papel importante la colaboración interdisciplinar (neurólogos, psiquiatras, psicólogos, logopedas, educadores, etc.) para concluir con éxito el proceso de diagnóstico. Necesitamos disponer, por un lado, de sistemas...
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INTRODUCTION. The latest research findings show the importance of early intervention in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in all areas of development, including language. The use of augmentative and alternative communication systems (AACS) favors linguistic and communicative development. AIM. To show the effectiveness of AACS to develop...
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One of the most admired achievements in the society of information is the creation of information and communication technology (ICT), constantly changing technologies essential to work and live in the current society. Those who are not able to keep up with technology or who do not have access to it suffer the so called digital divide. The digital d...
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Introduction:. We analyze the results of M-CHAT/ES in 30 children, a sample obtained by population screening in the Province of Las Palmas (Canary Islands). Objective: To determine the discriminating function of M-CHAT/ES items in the differential diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), specific language impairment (SLI) and psychomotor retar...
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Aims: To make an initial estimate of the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) among children in the province of Las Palmas (Spain). Material and methods: Descriptive study was conducted on 1,796 children between the ages of 18 and 30 months of age, all part of the Child Health Surveillance of the Canary Islands, more specifically the p...
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Antecedents. Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are neurodevelopmental disorders that involve impairment of reciprocal social interaction, language and communication, symbolization and behaviour. The early detection of this cognitive impairment is essential to implement early specific intervention and promote optimal development. Method. We study the...
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Introduction. We analyze the results of M-CHAT/ES in 30 children, a sample obtained by population screening in the Province of Las Palmas (Canary Islands). Objective/Aim. To determine the discriminating function of M-CHAT/ES items in the differential diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), specific language impairment (SLI) and psychomotor r...
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Background: The importance of early detection in order to improve the prognosis of children with developmental disorders, especially autism spectrum disorders (ASD), has been widely proven, clearly followed by the corresponding intervention. The aim of this work is to define the age at which the first signs of an autism spectrum disorder show up, t...
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Background: The importance of early detection in order to improve the prognosis of children with developmental disorders, especially autism spectrum disorders (ASD), has been widely proven, clearly followed by the corresponding intervention. The aim of this work is to define the age at which the first signs of an autism spectrum disorder show up, t...
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Aims To make an initial estimate of the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) among children in the province of Las Palmas (Spain). Material and methods Descriptive study was conducted on 1,796 children between the ages of 18 and 30 months of age, all part of the Child Health Surveillance of the Canary Islands, more specifically the provi...
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Case reports: We report the cases of four males from four different families, who presented paroxysmal episodes from the 1st 2nd year. These episodes were characterised by asymmetrical bilateral dystonia of the upper limbs, predominantly in both hands, and were associated with orofacial dyskinesias, stereotipies (jumping, arm flapping, etc.), faci...
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This paper reports the results of a small follow-up study on 17 autistic adolescents and young adults who are also intellectually retarded. The aim is to examine how far scores on the Psychoeducational Profile (PEP) predicts scores on the Adolescent and Adult Psychoeducational Profile (AAPEP) 5 years later. One subscale eye-hand coordination signif...
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A lo largo de los años, las cuestiones relativas a la definición y diagnóstico del autismo han dado lugar a controversias tales que resulta necesario, en las fechas en que estamos, delimitar el o los conceptos que manejamos para hacar diagnósticos. Toda definición de autismo debe partir de las observaciones de Kanner en su artículo "Trastornos auti...

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