Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

@article{Howlin2012AdultsWA,
  title={Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Patricia Howlin and Pippa Moss},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={275 - 283}
}
  • P. Howlin, P. Moss
  • Published 1 May 2012
  • Psychology
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
In the decades since autism was first formally described in the 1940s, there have been major advances in research relating to diagnosis, causation, and treatment approaches for children with this condition. However, research into prognosis, outcomes, or effective interventions for adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) is much more limited. In this paper, we review studies of outcome in adulthood. The findings indicate that, as adults, many people with ASD, including those of normal IQ… 

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