Social Participation and Friendship Network in Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Developmental Neuroscience | Occupational Therapy
American Journal of Occupational Therapy
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.
Megan Chang, Kristen Gallegos, Millie Book, Nina Caudill, Jessica Dacquigan, Vanessa Weaver, and Ling-Yi Lin. "Social Participation and Friendship Network in Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)" American Journal of Occupational Therapy (2020). https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5121