Annemarie Connor, Connie Sung, Alicia Strain, Songtian Zeng, Sarah Fabrizi; Effects of a Vocational Social-Skills Program on Psychosocial Functioning Among Young Adults With Autism. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311515337. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO4020
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Date Presented 04/05/19
This study examined the effects of a group-delivered, vocational social skills intervention among young adults with high-functioning autism. Participants made statistically significant improvements in social function, self-efficacy, and psychological wellness. Results support this program as a Level III evidence-based intervention, and highlight the need for additional development, validation, and application of manualized, psychosocial interventions in OT.
Primary Author and Speaker: Annemarie Connor
Contributing Authors: Connie Sung, Alicia Strain, Songtian Zeng, Sarah Fabrizi
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