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2022 Publications


Leader, G., Gilligan, R., Whelan, S., Coyne, R., Caher, A., White, K., ... & Mannion, A. (2022). Relationships between challenging behavior and gastrointestinal symptoms, sleep problems, and internalizing and externalizing symptoms in children and adolescents with Angelman syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 128, 104293. Link to article

ABSTRACT Background Angelman syndrome (AS), is a rare genetic disorder. This study investi


Whelan, S., Mannion, A., Madden, A., Berger, F., Costello, R., Ghadiri, S., Leader, G. (2022) Examining the Relationship Between Sleep Quality, Social Functioning, and Behavior Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review . Nature and Science of Sleep. 14, 675-695 Link to Article

Abstract Over forty percent of autistic children experience poor sleep quality, and social


Higgins, L., Mannion, A., Chen, J.L. Leader, G. (2022). Adaptation of Parents Raising a Child with ASD: The Role of Positive Perceptions, Coping, Self-efficacy, and Social Support. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-19. Link to Article

Abstract This study explored the adaptation of parents raising a child with an Autism Spec


Leader, G., Browne, H., Whelan, S., Cummins, H., & Mannion, A. (2022). Affective problems, gastrointestinal symptoms, sleep problems, and challenging behaviour in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 92, 101915. Link to Article

A B S T R A C T Background People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can experience affec
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