TITLE

INTERVENŢII PENTRU PERSOANELE CU SINDROM ASPERGER. TRANZIŢIA SPRE VÂRSTA ADULTĂ

AUTHOR(S)
Howlin, Patricia
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Cognitive & Behavioral Psychotherapies;Sep2004, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p223
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Specialist provision for adults with autism is still far less well developed than services for children, although admissions to hospital care have fallen, and expectations about the future for people with disabilities generally have risen over the years. It is evident that the majority of individuals with autism, regardless of their intellectual level, continues to experience many problems in adult life. However, it is also clear that outcome can depend crucially on the degree and appropriateness of support that is provided beyond the school years and into adulthood. Thus, although the focus of much recent research has been on the importance of early intervention programs (National Research Council, 200 ) true social inclusion will only be possible if the long-term needs of adults, as well as children with autism, are fully recognized and adequately supported.
ACCESSION #
18046419

 

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