A Replication and Extension of the PEERS® for Young Adults Social Skills Intervention: Examining Effects on Social Skills and Social Anxiety in Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Abstract

Young adults with ASD experience difficulties with social skills, empathy, loneliness, and social anxiety. One intervention, PEERS® for Young Adults, shows promise in addressing these challenges. The present study replicated and extended the original study by recruiting a larger sample (N = 56), employing a gold standard ASD assessment tool, and examining… (More)

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@article{McVey2016ARA, title={A Replication and Extension of the PEERS® for Young Adults Social Skills Intervention: Examining Effects on Social Skills and Social Anxiety in Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.}, author={Alana J McVey and Bridget K Dolan and Kirsten S Willar and Sheryl Pleiss and Jeffrey S Karst and Christina L. Casnar and Christina N Caiozzo and Elisabeth M Vogt and Nakia S Gordon and Amy Vaughan Van Hecke}, journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders}, year={2016}, volume={46 12}, pages={3739-3754} }