Social Support, Well-being, and Quality of Life Among Individuals on the Autism Spectrum | SUPPLEMENT ARTICLES | Pediatrics

Diverse theoretical perspectives 1–3 and empirical findings 4,5 reveal development as a complex interaction between nature and nurture, yet the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder is used to classify neurodevelopmental disability mainly on the basis of individual-level social dysfunction.   Self-advocates have organized the neurodiversity movement to reclaim autism as a part of identity (eg, … Continue reading Social Support, Well-being, and Quality of Life Among Individuals on the Autism Spectrum | SUPPLEMENT ARTICLES | Pediatrics