Group-based social skills interventions for adolescents with higher-functioning autism spectrum disorder: a review and looking to the future

@inproceedings{McMahon2013GroupbasedSS,
  title={Group-based social skills interventions for adolescents with higher-functioning autism spectrum disorder: a review and looking to the future},
  author={Camilla M McMahon and Matthew D Lerner and Noah Britton},
  booktitle={Adolescent health, medicine and therapeutics},
  year={2013}
}
In this paper, we synthesize the current literature on group-based social skills interventions (GSSIs) for adolescents (ages 10-20 years) with higher-functioning autism spectrum disorder and identify key concepts that should be addressed in future research on GSSIs. We consider the research participants, the intervention, the assessment of the intervention, and the research methodology and results to be integral and interconnected components of the GSSI literature, and we review each of these… CONTINUE READING
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