Title: Environmental based facilitators, barriers and tension for participation of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
Authors : Krieger, Beate
Schulze, Christina
Piškur, Barbara
Beurskens, Anna
Moser, Sandra
Conference details: 4.th International Conference of social identity and health (ICSIH), Lausanne, 13.-14. Juli 2018
Issue Date: Jul-2018
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Editorial review
Language : English
Subjects : Case study design; Autismus; Switzerland; Photo elicitation
Subject (DDC) : 616.8: Neurology, diseases of nervous system
Abstract: Participation of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)in activities outside home and school is quantitatively and qualitatively reduced. In a developmental stage, where others experience peers, community and their own strengths and preferences, these adolescents are hindered by their vulnerabilities and environments, that less fit their needs. It is rarely known, how and why adolescents perceive barriers and facilitators and the nuances of the in-between(tension) of environments for their participation. As environment is locally bound, this study examines experiences of adolescents with ASD between 15 and 21 in the canton of Zurich with a case-study-design. A variety of data like public documents, photos made by adolescents, and in depth-interviews were used to find similar and contrasting patterns of environmental contributions influencing participation.
Departement: Gesundheit
Organisational Unit: Institute of Occupational Therapy (IER)
Publication type: Conference Poster
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/9419
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