Title

The Impact of an Autism Spectrum Disorder on Family Occupations

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

This chapter discusses the historical and current environmental factors influencing the family of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder and relevant theories of family stress, coping, and resilience. Another important consideration is how the individual with an ASD views family functioning. Finally, the chapter provides strategies for professionals to incorporate into their work with families.

ISBN

9781569002902

Publication

Autism: A comprehensive occupational therapy approach

Edition

3rd

Place of Publication

Bethesda MD

Publisher

American Occupational Therapy Association

Pages

255-281


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