Intellectual Disability amongst Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Michael Connolly

University of Strathclyde

I am a PhD student at the School of Psychological Sciences & Health at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. In addition to this I have worked as a research assistant for the last 5 years on the 'Microsegmentation Study' a project funded by the Scottish Government through Scottish Autism which aims explore the costs associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Scotland.

Abstract

Background: A key predictor of the type and level of support an individual with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) requires is the presence of an intellectual disability (ID). It is therefore important to establish the number... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Michael Connolly (University of Strathclyde)
  2. Tommy Mackay (University of Strathclyde / Psychology Consultancy Services)
  3. Jim Boyle (University of Strathclyde)

Topic Area

Topics: Research

Session

V13 » Oral Posters: Policy; national/regional strategies; sociological studies (09:00 - Sunday, 18th September, Moorfoot Room)