Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (FOCUS)
Visit the FOCUS webpage for more information or to subscribe.
Published: 4 times/year
ISSN: 10883576 (print)
ISSN: 15384829 (electronic)
In each issue of Focus, you will find practical
educational and treatment suggestions for teachers, trainers, and parents of persons
with autism or other pervasive developmental disabilities. If you work with
persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders, you need this
- original research reports
- position papers reflecting diverse philosophical and theoretical positions
- effective intervention procedures
- descriptions of successful programs
- reviews of current books and other publications of interest
Articles cover topics throughout the lifespan in home, school, work, and community settings. Past issues have covered employment of adults with Asperger syndrome, paraprofessionals, and augmentative and alternative communication.
Aims & Scope
on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
addresses issues concerning individuals with autism and other developmental
disabilities and their families. Manuscripts reflect a wide range of
disciplines, including education, psychology, psychiatry, medicine, physical
therapy, occupational therapy, speech/language pathology, social work, and
related areas. The journal's editorial staff seeks manuscripts from diverse
philosophical and theoretical positions.
The Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD)
of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) provides Focus as one of its membership benefits.