A brief summary of an article about addressing social competence and peer relationships in high school students on the autism spectrum
Articles and Conference Presentations
This presentation provides an analysis of focus group results and how that informed the adaptation of peer network interventions, as well as an overview of peer network interventions and results from early pilot studies with high school students with ASD.
An oral presentation from the ASHA 2014 conference in Orlando, FL
Avoiding the “brick wall of awkward”: Perspectives of youth with autism spectrum disorder on social-focused intervention practices
Article published in Autism: The International Journal or Research & Practice about social interventions for youth with ASD.
Effects of Peer Networks on the Social Interactions of High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
An article in the journal Research & Practice For Persons With Severe Disabilities reporting the effects of a peer network intervention on the social interactions of high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Efficacy of Peer Networks to Increase Social Connections Among High School Students With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder
Article published in Exceptional Children about peer network intervention and social engagement for adolescents with ASD.
Efficacy of Peer Support Interventions in General Education Classrooms for High School Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Article published in Remedial and Special Education about efficacy of social interventions for students with ASD in inclusive classrooms.
Exploring feasibility and fit: Peer-mediated interventions for high school students with autism spectrum disorders
Article in School Psychology Review about peer-mediated social interventions for high schoolers with ASD.
A presentation at CEC 2014 about the peer and social component of CSESA
This presentation provides an overview of social competence interventions for high school students with autism, and offers practical tips for educators and other professionals working with high school students with autism.
An oral presentation in the strand, Educational Strategies and Interventions for High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, from the CEC 2015 conference in San Diego, CA.
Peer Interventions for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder in School Settings: Introduction to the Special Issue
This is the Introduction to the Special Issue of School Psychology Review about peer interventions for students with ASD.
A manuscript in a special issue of Remedial and Special Education (Autism, Adolescence, and High School) about supporting social competence and peer relationships in high school students with ASD.
An oral presentation from the Gatlinburg 2018 conference in San Diego, CA.
Article published in Autism about supportive technology use for teens with ASD.
An oral presentation from the CEC 2016 conference in St. Louis, MO.
Download: CEC_2016_Student Technology Use.pdf
Technology Use by High School Students with Autism: It's Not Just for Playing Video Games and Watching Animated Movies
A poster presentation from the IMFAR 2016 conference in Baltimore, MD.
Download: IMFAR_2016_Student Tech.pdf
The Promise of Extra-Curricular Club Participation for High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
An oral presentation from the CEC 2018 conference in Tampa, FL.
Download: CEC 2018_Clubs_Final.pdf