Fostering Social Connections Among Adolescents With Autism: Lessons From a Mixed-Methods Project

A poster with findings from a multi-state project focused on implementing peer network interventions to foster social competence and connections for youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Lessons learned through 16 focus groups, 33 interviews, 2 single-subject interventions, and observations are shared, along with considerations for delivering interventions in high schools.


Common, E., Gustafson, J.R., & Sreckovic, M. (2014, April). Fostering social connections among adolescents with autism: Lessons from a mixed-methods project. Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA.