Young people diagnosed today can look forward to aging more successfully than those in past generations. Earlier diagnosis, early intervention services, more targeted educational programs, and better information and support will likely have a significant impact on aging outcomes.
Post-Transition Services, Activities, and Relationships for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Transition from high school to adulthood is hard for any young adult. Activities after high school can affect future quality of life. For young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), this time period may be even more difficult.
Arts-based interventions may be particularly effective for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Several studies published in 2011 looked at the effects of theater- and music-based interventions. This brief focuses on four of these articles.
In the 21st century transportation has improved to the point that anybody can get to anywhere in the world in a matter of days. It takes only a few minutes to cross a town and only hours to fly from city to city. But for autistic people accessible transportation is still extremely lacking, and for many traveling can be difficult or nearly impossible.
This article will introduce you to housing supports for people with autism and other developmental disabilities, and give you tips to help you navigate the process.
Learn how to navigate disclosing autism and/or other developmental disabilities in this article.
Autistic people, irrespective of specific diagnosis, are at extreme risk for bullying and abuse throughout their lives. Learn how to counter and cope with bullying in this article.