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Evidence-Based Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The UCLA PEERS Program

By Laugeson, Elizabeth A. with Frankel, Fred; Gantman, Alexander; Dillon, Ashley R.; Mogil, Catherine

Summary

This online journal article examines the efficacy and durability of the PEERS Program, a parent-assisted social skills group intervention for high-functioning adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Results from this study indicate that teens who received PEERS significantly improved their social skills knowledge, social responsiveness, and overall social skills.

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This online article is in English

Publication:

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v. 42 no. 6
2012

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