Inside the Lab – Episode 5: Focus on Adults
Associate Professor Amanda Richdale, Dr Janine Manjiviona and Dr Debra Costley discuss the developments in research focusing on adults with ASD. Topics include the greater focus on adult issues at International Meeting For Autism Research 2014; findings from Aspects We Belong Study; why little research time has been focused on adults historically; shortage of clinical services for adults; challenges of diagnosis; the importance of relationships and social connections; education: learning support and social support; issues in gaining and keeping employment; being able to live independently; the influence of co-morbid conditions; greater end-user engagement; the Autism CRC.
Watch ‘Inside the Lab’ episode 5 on YouTube here.
- Supporting tertiary students with ASD – OTARC
- We Belong Microsite – Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)
- Aspect Practice research papers
[…] and Associate Professor, Amanda Richdale, working together with Dr Mirko Uljaravic. Our recent ‘Inside the Lab’ episode focused on this topic, and we are hosting a Forum for Adults with ASD on October 8th at the […]