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.
When a student with ASD plans to transition from high school to the college setting, transitional goals should be in place during high school and afterwards.
People with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may experience high levels of stigmatization within society. Negative interactions with others might include direct confrontations like bullying, or less obvious forms like discrimination.
Learn more about Developmental relationship-based or developmental social-pragmatic approaches to educating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. These are systematic approaches to teaching children with autism grounded in theories of human development and developmental pragmatics.
Find out more about Individualized Education Program (IEP) process and how to navigate it.
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.