Social challenges and supports from the perspective of individuals with Asperger syndrome and other autism spectrum disabilities.

@article{Mller2008SocialCA,
  title={Social challenges and supports from the perspective of individuals with Asperger syndrome and other autism spectrum disabilities.},
  author={Eve M{\"u}ller and Adriana Schuler and Gregory B Yates},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2008},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={173-90}
}
The study describes the perspectives of individuals with Asperger syndrome and other autism spectrum disabilities (ASDs) regarding social challenges and supports. Eighteen adults with ASDs were individually interviewed. They were asked to describe their experiences navigating their social worlds, and recommend effective social supports and strategies for improving social connectedness. Qualitative analyses of the interview transcripts revealed a number of common experiences including a profound… CONTINUE READING

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