Peer relationships and social and recreational activities among adolescents and adults with autism.

@article{Orsmond2004PeerRA,
  title={Peer relationships and social and recreational activities among adolescents and adults with autism.},
  author={Gael I. Orsmond and Marty Wyngaarden Krauss and Marsha Mailick Seltzer},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={245-56}
}
In this study, we investigate peer relationships and participation in social and recreational activities among 235 adolescents and adults with autism who live at home. The prevalence of having friendships, peer relationships, and participating in social and recreational activities were all low and comparable to previous research. Both individual and environmental factors were investigated as predictors of having peer relationships and participation in social and recreational activities. Having… CONTINUE READING
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