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Advances in Autism (AIA) builds and disseminates evidence on the health and care aspects and outcomes of autistic people, with the goal to inform researchers and professionals; improving the quality of life for those living on the autistic spectrum.

ISSN: 2056-3868
eISSN: 2056-3868

Aims and scope

Advances in Autism (AIA) is unique in its focus on the health and care aspects and outcomes for people with autism.

The journal's content is international in focus and peer-reviewed. It includes the following:

  • research-based articles
  • evidence-based clinical and support articles
  • articles on policy and advances in services where these can be internationally applied.

Key areas of research covered include:

  • clinical developments
  • people's experience through qualitative research
  • policy debates and outcomes
  • inclusion and quality of life
  • developmental issues
  • population and epidemiological studies
  • services developments
  • evidence-based reviews of key practice issues.

The content of this new journal will be a key tool in building and disseminating evidence to change the way that professionals work with people with autism and to challenge traditional assumptions and ways of working. It will do this by:

  • publishing the latest research with a focus on the implications for practice
  • becoming a home for emerging research
  • increasing awareness of and the profile of the health and care aspects of autism
  • keeping readers up-to-date with the latest developments to improve the quality of life for people with autism and autism spectrum disorders.

This journal is aligned with our healthier lives goal

We understand the importance of a world that recognises and protects the most vulnerable and acknowledges the importance of a healthy mind as well as a healthy body.

SDG 1 No poverty
SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 3 Good health & well-being
SDG 6 Clean water & sanitation
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
Find out about our healthier lives goal