Perspectives of Adults Living With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Psychosocial and Occupational Implications

@inproceedings{Haertl2013PerspectivesOA,
  title={Perspectives of Adults Living With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Psychosocial and Occupational Implications},
  author={Kristine Haertl and Danielle Callahan and Jeffrey Markovics and Sara Strouf Sheppard},
  year={2013}
}
The incidence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has increased over the past decade suggesting a need for further research. This article describes a two phase phenomenological study which explored the lived experience of ASD and its psychosocial effects on relationships, socialization, and occupational participation. Phenomenological interviews were given to three women and three men with high functioning ASD. Phase two of the research included two additional individual interviews and four focus… CONTINUE READING