Table 2 : Details of papers included in the review.

ABC, Aberrant Behavior Checklist; AD, autistic disorder; AFS, Affiliate Stigma Scale; Array-based comparative genomic hybridization, aCGH; Autistic disorder; ASD, Autism spectrum disorder; ASD/ID, ASD or ID; ASQ, Autism Spectrum Quotient; BAP, Broad Autism Phenotype; BASC-2, Behaviour Assessment System for Children, Second Edition;BBCS, Bracken Basic Concept Scale; BDI, Beck Depression Inventory; carer, care-giver; CBC, Child Behaviour Checklist;CES-D, Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scales; DAS, Dyadic Adjustment Scale; DBC, Developmental Behaviour Checklist;DBC-P, DBC-Primary Carer Version; DD, developmental disability, disorder or delay; dis, disability; DS, Down syndrome; DSSI, Delusions Symptoms States lnventory; ; FAD, MacMaster Family Activity Device; FQoL, Family QoL; FSI, Family Support Index; GDT, Gessel’s Drawing Test; GFS, General Functioning Scale;GHQ-12, General Health Questionnaire-12-item version; GHQ-28, General Health Questionnaire-28-item version; HFASD, High-functioning ASD; ID, intellectual disability; Level, Level of evidence; MCS, Mental Component Summary of SF-36; MH, Mental health; MIS, Malin’s Intelligence Scale; MSPSS, Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support;MOS-SSS,Medical Outcome Study-Social Support Survey; NCBRF, Nisonger Child Behaviour Rating Form; neuro, neurological; NVS, Naming Vocabulary Subscale; PCS, Physical Component Summery of SF-36; PH, Physical health; pop, population; PSS, Parental Stress Scale; OR, odds ratio; PD, physical disabilities; PDD, Pervasive development disorder; PSI, Parenting Stress Index; PSI-SF, PSI: Short Form; QoL; Quality of Life; RR, risk ratio; SBS, Social Burden Scale; SDQ, Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire 4–10 years: version for Australia; SF-12, 12-Item Short Form Health Survey; SF-36, 36-Item Short Form Health Survey;SFB, Seguin Form Board; SFS, Support Functions Scale; S-T-A-I, State-Trait-Anxiety-Inventory: German form; TD, typically developing; TDRWQ, Transition Daily Rewards and Worries Questionnaire; VSMS, Vineland Social Maturity Scale; WeeFIM-m, Functional Independence Measure for Children: modified; WHOQOL-BREF, World Health Organization Quality of Life-Brief.

Fairthorne et al.Journal of Autism  2018 5:1DOI : 10.7243/2054-992X-5-1