Research by Topic: Transition

Study Aims to Capture Autism’s Transition into Adulthood

Published August 26, 2013 in Simons Foundation Autism Research Institute

For adolescents with autism or other developmental disorders, the transition to adulthood can be especially difficult. A large study in the U.K. is researching this transition period when this group is aging out of pediatric healthcare services and entering the adult system.

http://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/news/2013/study-aims-to-capture-autisms-transition-into-adulthood

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Bridges and Barriers to Successful Transitioning as Perceived by Adolescents and Young Adults With Asperger Syndrome

Published March 28, 2013 in Journal of Pediatric Nursing

This thematic content analysis examined the expectations, and perceived facilitators of and barriers to transition to community as reported by adolescents and young adults with Asperger syndrome.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0882596313000997

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