B3-D: Let’s Explore The Commonly Utilized Structures of Social and Support Groups for Autistic Adults

The past decade has seen a growth in the number of social and support groups available to autistic adults throughout the United States, as a response to a growing population of autistic adults throughout America. These groups come in all shapes and sizes, and are often built to cater to the needs of various autistic subtypes. Listen to an autistic self-advocate, who visits social and support groups for autistic
adults throughout the U.S. during his travels, compare and contrast how social and support groups for autistic adults are commonly structured, along with their benefits and drawbacks.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Participants will be able to describe various types of social and support groups and how they are commonly structured.
  2. Participants will be able to analyze the benefits and drawbacks of the structures commonly utilized for social and support groups for autistic adults.
  3. Participants will be able to summarize the various reasons why autistic adults may choose to join a social or support group.
Adult Mental Health Self Advocacy Social Emotional

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