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Autism and Developmental Disorders

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1994-1617

ISSN (online): 2413-4317

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd

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Potentials & Conditions of Remote Counselling of the Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 166

Pancyr S.N.
methodologist of the Federal Resource Center for the Organization of Compregensive Support to Children wth ASD, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: serguey_p84@mail.ru

Shvedovskiy E.F.
methodologist of the Federal Resource Center for Organization of Comprehensive Support to Children with autism spectrum disorders, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2834-7589
e-mail: shved47@gmail.com

Abstract
Remote psychological counseling with the use of telehealth technologies may be considered as one of the types of psychological and educational work with children. Due to the limitations of receiving full-time psychological and educational services, remote counseling may be the only available alternative support form for families of children with autism. This review of the Russian and international literature aims to reveal the general advantages and limitations of remote psycho-educational work and to identify existing protocols for conducting counseling. The data on studies in the field of online work with autistic children are presented. Concluded, that for successful online counseling of families of autistic children, four key conditions are necessary: professional qualities of a consultation provider, taking into account the family environment of the child, the presence of measurable characteristics of the intervention and the possibility of face-to-face interaction with the child.

Keywords: remote counseling, autism spectrum disorders, online counseling, telehealth, COVID-19

Column: Remote support of individuals woth autism

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2020180203

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