Author Archives: UCT Autism Research
Jessica Ringshaw My study was on Theory of Mind (ToM) and moral decision-making in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Therefore, I focused on specific social difficulties that ASD children may have, and I investigated ToM as a potential underlying mechanism. ToM … Continue reading
UCT Autism ACSEPT (previously UCT Autism Research) recently featured in the newsletter for Mindstretch Preschool. We are very grateful for all their support over the last two years!
Recent Publication: Neurocognitive considerations when assessing Theory of Mind in Autism Spectrum Disorder
UCT Autism ACSEPT recently published an article in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health where we shared our insights on testing Theory of Mind in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This article highlighted the need to consider other cognitive abilities during … Continue reading
The benefits and setbacks of research: Why we need more research from low and middle income countries
This article first appeared in the Fall edition of the International Society for Autism Research’s newsletter. Autism research in the Global South (countries outside of North America and Europe, that is) faces many daunting obstacles, including the lack of … Continue reading