Posts Tagged ‘girls and women’

Social Connections for Women with ASD in Transition: 5 Areas of Importance

Entering into adulthood for women with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) involves a shift in many life systems. When preparing for the change from formal schooling to adulthood, a transition plan and support services are often provided. This is a time when students explore what life will look like as...

Job Skills Are Skills for Life

What we learn at work can often help us in our life, outside of our place of employment, and what we learn during our personal experiences can benefit our performance on the job. Sometimes these transferable skills and behaviors are referred to as “soft skills.” For example, after an IBM...

The Self in Girls and Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder

“Know thyself” - Socrates   A central focus in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research and clinical practice are core challenges in social reciprocity and social interaction - the interpersonal. The self in ASD - the intrapersonal - has been paid relatively little attention. This article...