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

Publication Title

American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Volume

74

Issue

4 Supplement 1

DOI

10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5121

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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