Researchers want to know: what's the link between autism and suicide risk, and how can we help those in crisis?
If work is a cornerstone of adult life, how well do we do in helping people with autism find and keep jobs? A U.S. study looks at efforts by state vocational rehabilitation agencies to prepare people on the spectrum for the workforce.
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This research report looks at the parents’ concerns about their teens’ online networking and purchasing behaviors, as well as their concerns regarding online bullying (cyberbullying).
Now that the world is becoming familiar with autism and its symptoms, many adults are finding autism-like traits in themselves and others and wondering where, how, and if they should get a professional diagnosis.
No Speech Delay, but Substantial Problems with Nonverbal Communication and the “Art of Conversation"
Date First Published: April 2, 2007
Autism Research Survey Results - Live
While a young adult with classic autism may appear content with a solitary “monastic” lifestyle, this is often not the case with young adults who have Asperger’s syndrome or high-functioning autism. Clinical experience has identified that the majority of such adolescents and young adults would like a romantic relationship. However, there is remarkably little research examining this aspect of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) or strategies to facilitate successful relationships.
In medicine, early diagnosis is considered better than late diagnosis.
For a person with Asperger’s syndrome, just living in the day-to-day world can be incredibly taxing. They depend on predictability in a world that is often random.