Autism and Developmental Disorders

[Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya]

Author Guide


“Autism and Developmental Disorders” (Russia) welcomes original high-quality papers for publication.

Journal is published quarterly, both print and online and in Russian and in English.

To submit an article, please, contact:

Submission should include the author's personal information (according to Author's profile form - in the end of the page):

  • First name, last name
  • Academic degree
  • Academic status
  • Position
  • Country
  • Institution
  • Work address
  • Contacts (phone/fax)
  • E-mail (and personal web-page if available)
  • Photo (JPG, 600Х600px)

Manuscripts are provided by e-mail in .DOC or .RTF format. Figures, tables, photographs and the like materials should be numbered separately and sent separately in .XLS, .JPG, .TIFF, .GIF or .PDF files.   

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the following recommendations:

  1. The article contents should refer to the journal thematic.
  2. The manuscript (including references) should not exceed 25,000 symbols (with spaces).
  3. The manuscript should include abstract and keywords:
    4.1. Recommended abstract length is 1000 to 1200 symbols. It should be proportional to the article length: the longer is the article, the longer is the abstract.
    4.2. Abstract should be precise enough to represent the essence of the article. It should contain the following key elements:
    For a research article: aim of research, sample and methods, results, conclusions and further recommendations.
    For a discussion article: the main theme, its development, the author’s own perspective, summary and conclusions.
    For a review article: the scope of reference, types of literature sources, their significance and conclusions on importance and application of the data reviewed.
    4.3. Abstracts should not contain tables or illustrations and literature references.
  4. References

References are formatted according to the APA (6th ed.) standards.  List of references should be linked with the text body of the paper. The references should be placed in square brackets [1], with number of the cited work specified according to its place in the list in alphabetical order.  Be sure to provide full information about each cited work (publisher, place and year of issue, number of pages).

A references list should include not less 15 items for research or theoretical articles and 35 items for review. Most of references list should be published within 5 years from the current moment.

Examples of reference formats:

1. Reference to a book:

Asmolov A.G. Psikhologiya lichnosti: Uchebnik [Personality Psychology]. Moscow: MGU Publ.,

1990. 367 p.

Bourdieu P. Outline of a theory of practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977.

Vygotskii L.S. Sobranie sochinenii: v 6 t. T.3. Problemy razvitiya psikhiki [Collected Works: in 6 vol. Vol.3. Problems of development of the mind]. Moscow: Pedagogika, 1983. 368 p.

2. Reference to a journal article:

Condray Ruth, et al. Language comprehension in schizophrenia: Trait or state indicator? Biological psychiatry, 1995. Vol. 38 (5), pp. 287–296. doi:10.1016/0006–3223(95)00378–T

Skiba D., Monroe J., Wodarski J.S. Adolescents substance use: reviewing the effectiveness of prevention strategies.  Social Work, 1994, no. 3, pp. 343–353

Sturge C. A multi-agency approach to assessment. Child Psychology and Psychiatry Review, 2001. Vol. 6(1), pp. 16—23.

3. Reference to a website:

Hakkarainen K., Lonka K., Paavola S. Networked Intelligence: How Can Human Intelligence Be Augmented Through Artifacts, Communities, and Networks? 2004. URL: (Accessed 15.06.2017)

The manuscripts undergo double-blind peer review. The editorial boards informs of the decision on manuscript publishing. We also may contact you concerning the changes necessary to be made for publication. The editorial board reserves the right to perform literary editing of an article.

The editorial board contacts the authors only in case of accepting they manuscripts for publishing. Editorial reviews of the manuscripts are purposed for internal usage only. In case of publication refusal the editorial board does not carry out any theoretical discussions.