Poster Session  |   July 2015
Factors Supporting Social Participation and Friendships for Older Youths With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Peers
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Factors Supporting Social Participation and Friendships for Older Youths With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Peers
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515065p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO2094
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911515065p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO2094
Abstract

Date Presented 4/16/2015

The perspective of older youth with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD), gathered from focus group discussions, highlights supports and barriers to social participation. Their ideas suggest strategies for intervention to promote social participation and friendships for older youth with ASD.