Outcomes in Adults With Asperger Syndrome

  title={Outcomes in Adults With Asperger Syndrome},
  author={Gena P. Barnhill},
  journal={Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities},
  pages={116 - 126}
  • Gena P. Barnhill
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Psychology
  • Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
This article explores the current research literature on adult outcomes of individuals With Asperger syndrome (AS). Specific areas addressed are the characteristics associated With adulthood AS, including employment issues, comorbid mental and physical health conditions, neurological issues, possible problems With the legal system, mortality rates, and treatment. The article interWeaves the author's experiences as a parent of an adult son With AS and discusses recommendations and future… 

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