Preface: Special Issue—College Experiences for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Preface: Special Issue—College Experiences for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (2018) 48:639–642 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-018-3463-7 EDITORIAL Preface: Special Issue—College Experiences for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder 1 1 1 Scott L. J. Jackson  · Logan Hart  · Fred R. Volkmar Published online: 31 January 2018 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018 Thirty years ago it was rare for a student with autism spec- impairments, and the impact of these impairments on the trum disorder (ASD) to enter college. However, over the students’ ability to adapt to the changing environment, social past decades with the increased awareness and detection of demands, fluctuating schedules, and management of daily ASD in children with average or above average intellectual living responsibilities associated with collegiate life (Volk- abilities (Christensen et al. 2016) and with the improved mar et al. 2017). provisions of effective, evidence-based treatments (Reichow Findings from a systematic review of the literature and Volkmar 2011) many students with ASD are now seek- describing the experiences of college students with ASD ing enrollment in college (Volkmar et al. 2017). In the USA (Gelbar et  al. 2014) have lent support to the notion that alone there are roughly 550,000 children with ASD who non-academic issues are underlying many of the difficulties will be transitioning into adulthood over http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Springer Journals

Preface: Special Issue—College Experiences for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2018 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature
Subject
Psychology; Child and School Psychology; Pediatrics; Neurosciences; Public Health
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0162-3257
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1573-3432
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10.1007/s10803-018-3463-7
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Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (2018) 48:639–642 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-018-3463-7 EDITORIAL Preface: Special Issue—College Experiences for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder 1 1 1 Scott L. J. Jackson  · Logan Hart  · Fred R. Volkmar Published online: 31 January 2018 © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018 Thirty years ago it was rare for a student with autism spec- impairments, and the impact of these impairments on the trum disorder (ASD) to enter college. However, over the students’ ability to adapt to the changing environment, social past decades with the increased awareness and detection of demands, fluctuating schedules, and management of daily ASD in children with average or above average intellectual living responsibilities associated with collegiate life (Volk- abilities (Christensen et al. 2016) and with the improved mar et al. 2017). provisions of effective, evidence-based treatments (Reichow Findings from a systematic review of the literature and Volkmar 2011) many students with ASD are now seek- describing the experiences of college students with ASD ing enrollment in college (Volkmar et al. 2017). In the USA (Gelbar et  al. 2014) have lent support to the notion that alone there are roughly 550,000 children with ASD who non-academic issues are underlying many of the difficulties will be transitioning into adulthood over

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Journal of Autism and Developmental DisordersSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 31, 2018

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