Title

Social Participation and Friendship Network in Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Publication Date

8-1-2020

Document Type

Presentation

Department

Occupational Therapy

Disciplines

Developmental Neuroscience | Occupational Therapy

Publication Title

American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Abstract

This study aims to better understand the unique needs of young adults ages 18 to 35 and to inform the development of social-skills programs targeted to fit the specific challenges of this population. Four themes emerged, including the intrinsic value of friendship and friendship as a partnership.

Comments

Originally slated to present at the Annual Meeting of the American Occupational Therapy Association in Boston, MA, in March of 2020. Conference cancelled due to COVID-19.

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