Children and teens with autism are more likely to be admitted to a hospital for mental health care than their classmates. Researchers wanted to know why.
Teens and autism
Register for an Oct. 25 webinar with Ernst VanBergeijk on "Employment and ASD: Preparing for the World of Work." Dr. VanBergeijk, director of the Lesley University Threshold Program, will discuss strategies that people with autism can utilize to increase their chances of employment.
Here are answers to your questions from the Webinar on Teens and Screens, and more technology resources.
In this webinar video, Cheryl Cohen, MS, discusses the latest research, including her own on how teens with autism use technology in their day-to-day lives.
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.