Wright, Scott D.

Autism spectrum disorder in mid and later life - London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016 - 432 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm.


Ch. 1 Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders-Past, Present, and Future / Amy Maida Wadsworth / Scott D. Wright --
ch. 2 Genetic, Epigenetic, and Environmental Issues / William M. McMahon / Megan Farley / Kristina J. Cottl --
Genetic Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorders: Recent Advances / Amanda Bakian / Christopher Gregg / Hilary Coon --
Relevance of Epigenetic Mechanisms to the Aging Autistic Brain / Hilary Coon --
Environmental Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorder / Christopher Gregg --
Synthesis and Conclusions for Issues Related to Autism and Aging / Amanda Bakian --
ch. 3 Ability Improves with Age / Amanda Bakian --
ch. 4 Laying the Groundwork for Autism and Aging-How to Honor Autistic Essence Toward the Betterment of Society / Temple Grandin --
ch. 5 Ageing with Autism-Improving Health, Improving Rights / Judy Endow --
ch. 6 Ageing and Autism Spectrum Disorder-Experiential and Social Perspectives / Michael Baron / Saskia Baron --
ch. 7 Ageing in People with ASD-Liaison Old Age Psychiatry Perspective / Digby Tantam --
ch. 8 Challenges for Speech-Language Pathologists Working with Older Adults with Autism / Elizabeta B. Mukaetova-Ladinska / Mick Coppock --
ch. 9 Autism and Age-related Cognitive Decline / Pamela A. Smith --
ch. 10 : Issues in Diagnosis and Assessment of Autism in Later Life / Hilde M. Geurts --
ch. 11 Clear Sailing-Aging Optimally on the Autism Spectrum / S.M.J. Heijnen-Kohl / Heerlen-Maastricht / R.C. Oude Voshaar / S.P.J. van Alphen --
ch. 12 Psychotherapy with Older Adults on the Autism Spectrum / Bruce Parsons --
ch. 13 Ageing and Psychological Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder / Valerie Gaus --
ch. 14 The Pursuit of Happiness-Older Parents' Views on Inclusion for Their Adult Son or Daughter with Autism / Amanda Roestorf / Dermot Bowler --
ch. 15 The Dynamics of Care-Communication, Management, and Adults with Autism / Monique Hine / Susan Balandin --
ch. 16 Sexual Well-being and Relationships in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder / Benjamin DiCicco-Bloom --
ch. 17 Aging and Assimilating into the Community-Building Supports for Mid and Later Life with Autism / E. Sandra Byers / Shana Nichols --
ch. 18 Design Empathy for Autism in Adulthood and Aging / Denise D. Resnik --
ch. 19 How Can We Learn More About the Lives of Adults on the Autism Spectrum from across the age range, and Their Relatives? / AJ Paron-Wildes --
ch. 20 Housing is the Hub of the Wheel / Jeremy Parr --
ch. 21 Community Support Needs of Adults with Autism in Mid and Later Life / Desiree Kameka / Gregory A. Prince / JaLynn Prince --
ch. 22 Psychosocial Interventions and Community-Based Services for Adults with Autism in the United States-Understanding What We Know Now and Charting a Course for the Future / Karen Lowton / Karen Glaser / Valerie D'Astous --
ch. 23 Autism and Ageing-Epidemiology and Demographics / Lauren Bishop-Fitzpatrick --
ch. 24 Listen to the Experts-Autistic Adults Tell Us What They Need / Terry Brugha --
ch. 25 Through the Glass Wall-A Voice for Autism Advocacy and Social Policy in Scotland / Cos Michael / Carol Povey --
ch. 26 Aging and ASD-Toward Positive Building Blocks for Mid and Later Life / Stella MacDonald / Robert MacBean --
ch. 27 Current and Future Perspectives-How Do We Measure Up? / Peter Gerhardt / Angela Rodriguez --
ch. 28 Quality-of-Life Outcomes of Aging Adults with Autism and Their Families / Xenia Grant / Valerie Paradiz --

Bringing together a wealth of professional and academic research, alongside personal insights into aging and autism, this edited sourcebook focusses on the challenges faced by individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and are middle aged or older.


Autism spectrum disorders
Aging - psychology

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