Teens and autism
In this video, clinical psychologist Katherine Gotham, PhD, discusses "Depressed Mood in ASD: What We (Think We) Know, and What We Don't."
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).
Learn about the results of an IAN study that explored how teens with autism are using the web.
The large wave of children diagnosed with autism in the 1990s are becoming adults and leaving their pediatricians. Are health care providers who treat adults ready for them? How well-trained are they in adult autism?
Watch this webinar on "Employment Expectations and Resources" for people with disabilities, by Judith Gross, Ph.D., an assistant research professor at the Beach Center on Disability at the University of Kansas.
What happens to your career when you or your child has autism? Find out what research says about the effect of autism on job histories – and how some parents and adults with ASD have responded to the challenge.
Cheryl Hammond has been expecting this day for years. Her son, Kyle, on the verge of his 22nd birthday, will graduate from high school in June and enter the world of disability services for adults with autism. What will he and thousands of others face as they transition to adulthood?
Returning to school after summer vacation can be hard for any child, but for a student with autism, this time of year can be especially stressful. Find out what experienced parents and professionals have to say about easing those back-to-school jitters.
Few teens with autism are prepared for a vital transition, that from pediatric doctors to providers who treat adults. A smooth transition is crucial because adults with autism have more medical and psychiatric problems than other people. Find out what you can do.