Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: July 29, 2020
Social Participation and Friendship Network in Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, USA
  • National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
Social Participation and Friendship Network in Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411510272. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5121
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411510272. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO5121
Abstract

Date Presented 03/27/20

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.

Primary Author and Speaker: Megan Chang

Additional Authors and Speakers: Kristen Gallegos, Millie Book, Nina Caudill, Jessica Dacquigan, Vanessa Weaver, Ling-Yi Lin