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Defining Outcomes for Autistic People

By Vermeulen, Peter


This online video discusses how outcomes in autism should be defined. It notes that previous studies of outcomes have focused on objective measurements, such as cognitive functioning, employment, housing, mental health challenges, and autism symptoms. The video suggests that research should also consider the subjective happiness, well-being, and quality of life of autistic people.

“Autism-Europe aisbl is an international association whose main objective is to advance the rights of people with autism and their families and to help them improve their quality of life.” [Website]

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