Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Transition into Higher Education: Impact on Family Functioning


Introduction: The transition into higher education constitutes a precarious life stage for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Little research has examined how this impacts on families caring for young adults with... [ view full abstract ]

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The study was reviewed and approved by the appropriate Ethics Committee. Participation was voluntary and participants signed an informed consent prior to participation in the study. They were informed that all personal data... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Herbert Roeyers (Ghent University)
  2. Valérie Van Hees (Ghent University and Artevelde University College Ghent)
  3. Jan De Mol (Catholic University of Louvain)

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Topics: Research


V4 » Oral Posters: Lifespan; life cycles/transitions (17:10 - Friday, 16th September, Moorfoot Room)

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