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Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 01623257
Publisher: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
History: 1979-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders seeks to advance theoretical and applied research as well as examine and evaluate clinical diagnoses and treatments for autism and related disabilities. JADD encourages research submissions on the causes of ASDs and related disorders, including genetic, immunological, and environmental factors; diagnosis and assessment tools (e.g., for early detection as well as behavioral and communications characteristics); and prevention and treatment options. Sample topics include: -Social responsiveness in young children with autism- Advances in diagnosing and reporting autism- Omega-3 fatty acids to treat autism symptoms- Parental and child adherence to behavioral and medical treatments for autism- Increasing independent task completion by students with autism spectrum disorder- Does laughter differ in children with autism?- Predicting ASD diagnosis and social impairment in younger siblings of children with autism- The effects of psychotropic and nonpsychotropic medication with adolescents and adults with ASD- Increasing independence for individuals with ASDs- Group interventions to promote social skills in school-aged children with ASDs- Standard diagnostic measures for ASDs- Substance abuse in adults with autism- Differentiating between ADHD and autism symptoms- Social competence and social skills training and interventions for children with ASDs- Therapeutic horseback riding and social functioning in children with autism. Authors and readers of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders include scholars, researchers, professionals, policy makers, and graduate students from a broad range of cross-disciplines, including developmental, clinical child, and school psychology; pediatrics; psychiatry; education; social work and counseling; speech, communication, and physical therapy; medicine and neuroscience; and public health.

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 3.249
  • 2017 Impact Factor 3.645
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.793
  • 2015 Impact Factor 4.064
  • 2014 Impact Factor 4.131
  • 2013 Impact Factor 4.043
  • 2012 Impact Factor 4.204
  • 2011 Impact Factor 3.767
  • 2010 Impact Factor 3.810
  • 2009 Impact Factor 3.574
  • 2008 Impact Factor 3.811
  • 2007 Impact Factor 3.659
  • 2006 Impact Factor 2.693
  • 2005 Impact Factor 3.122
  • 2004 Impact Factor 2.517
  • 2003 Impact Factor 2.245
  • 2002 Impact Factor 2.788
  • 2001 Impact Factor 2.431
  • 2000 Impact Factor 2.206
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Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.