American Psychiatric Association. (2013) Diagnostic and statistical manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth edition: DSM-5. Washington: American Psychiatric Association.
Anderson, A. H., Carter, M., & Stephenson, J. (2018). Perspectives of university students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(3), 651–665. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3257-3.
Anderson, C., & Butt, C. (2017). Young adults on the autism spectrum at college: Successes and stumbling blocks. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 47(10), 3029–3039. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3218-x.
Baird, G., Simonoff, E., Pickles, A., Chandler, S., Loucas, T., Meldrum, D., et al. (2006). Prevalence of disorders of the autism spectrum in a population cohort of children in South Thames: The Special Needs and Autism Project (SNAP). Lancet, 368(9531), 210–215. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(06)69041-7.
Baker, B. L., & Blacher, J. (2015). Disruptive behavior disorders in adolescents with ASD: Comparisons to youth with intellectual disability or typical cognitive development. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 8(2), 98–116. https://doi.org/10.1080/19315864.2015.1018395.
Barkley, R. A., Fischer, M., Smallish, L., & Fletcher, K. (2006). Young adult outcome of hyperactive children: Adaptive functioning in major life activities. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 45(2), 192–202. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.chi.0000189134.97436.e2.
Barnhill, G., Hagiwara, T., Myles, B. S., & Simpson, R. (2000). Asperger syndrome: A study of the cognitive profiles of 37 children and adolescents. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 15(3), 146–153. https://doi.org/10.1177/10883576020170030201.
Baron-Cohen, S., Leslie, A. M., & Frith, U. (1985). Does the autistic child have a “theory of mind”? Cognition, 21(1), 37–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/0010-0277(85)90022-8.
Baron-Cohen, S., Tager-Flusberg, H., & Cohen, D. (2000). Understanding other minds. Perspectives from Autism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Bauminger, N., & Kasari, C. (2000). Loneliness and friendship in high-functioning children with ASD. Child Development, 71(2), 447–456. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8624.00156.
Bauminger, N., Shulman, C., & Agam, G. (2003). Peer interaction and loneliness in high-functioning children in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 33(5), 489–507. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:JODD.0000026616.24896.C8.
Berkowitz, S. (1997). Analyzing qualitative data. In J. Frechtling & L. Sharp (Eds.), User-friendly handbook for mixed method evaluations. Arlington, VA: Division of Research, Evaluation and Communication, National Science Foundation. Retrieved February 7, 2007, from http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1997/nsf97153/start.htm.
Biederman, J., & Faraone, S. V. (2006). The effects of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on employment and household income. Medscape General Medicine, 8(3), 12.
Blacher, J. (2016). To disclose or not to disclose: College acceptances and youth with autism spectrum disorder. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jan-blacher/students-autism-college-acceptance_b_9791870.html.
Brugha, T. S., McManus, S., Bankart, J., Scott, F., Purdon, S., Smith, J., et al. (2011). Epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders in adults in the community in England. Archives of General Psychiatry, 68(5), 459–465. https://doi.org/10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.38.
Cai, R. Y., & Richdale, A. L. (2016). Educational experiences and needs of higher education students with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 31–41. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2535-1.
Camarena, P. M., & Sarigiani, P. A. (2009). Postsecondary educational aspirations of high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and their parents. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 24(2), 115–128. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088357609332675.
Christensen, D. L., Baio, J., Braun, K. V., Bilder, D., Charles, J., Constantino, J. N., et al. (2016). Prevalence and characteristics of autism spectrum disorder among children aged 8 years: Autism and developmental disabilities monitoring network, 11 sites, United States, 2012. MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 65, 1–23. https://doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.ss6503a1.
Constantino, J. N., & Gruber, C. P. (2005). Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS). Los Angeles: Western Psychological Services.
de Boo, G. M., & Prins, P. J. (2007). Social incompetence in children with ADHD: Possible moderators and mediators in social-skills training. Clinical Psychology Review, 27(1), 78–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2006.03.006.
DuPaul, G. J., Schaughency, E. A., Weyandt, L. L., Tripp, G., Kiesner, J., Ota, K., et al. (2001). Self-report of ADHD symptoms in university students: Cross-gender and cross-national prevalence. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 34(4), 370–379. https://doi.org/10.1177/002221940103400412.
DuPaul, G. J., Weyandt, L. L., O’Dell, S. M., & Varejao, M. (2009). College students with ADHD: Current status and future directions. Journal of Attention Disorders, 13(3), 234–150. https://doi.org/10.1177/1087054709340650.
Elias, R., & White, S. W. (2017). Autism goes to college: Understanding the needs of a student population on the rise. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. https://doi.org/10.1007/210803-017-3075-7.
Frith, U., & Happé, F. (1999). Theory of mind and self-consciousness: What is it like to be autistic? Mind and Language, 14(1), 1–22. https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-0017.00100.
Gelbar, N. W., Shefcyk, A., & Reichow, B. (2015). A comprehensive survey of current and former college students with autism spectrum disorders. The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 88(1), 45–68.
Glennon, T. J. (2001). The stress of the university experience for students with Asperger syndrome. Work, 17, 183–190.
Gobbo, K., & Shmulsky, S. (2012). Classroom needs of community college students with Asperger’s disorder and autism spectrum disorders. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 36(1), 40–46. https://doi.org/10.1080/10668920903381813.
Harpin, V. A. (2005). The effect of ADHD on the life of an individual, their family, and community from preschool to adult life. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90, i2-i7. https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.2004.059006.
Howlin, P., Mawhood, L., & Rutter, M. (2000). Autism and developmental receptive language disorder: A follow-up comparison in early adult life. II: Social, behavioral, and psychiatric outcomes. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 41(5), 561–578. https://doi.org/10.1111/1469-7610.00643.
Huws, J. C., & Jones, R. S. P. (2008). Diagnosis, disclosure, and having autism: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of the perceptions of young people with autism. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 33(2), 99–107. https://doi.org/10.1080/13668250802010394.
Jekel, D., & Loo, S. (2002). So you want to go to college: Recommendations, helpful tips, and suggestions for success at college. Watertown, MA: Asperger’s Association of New England.
Kessler, R. C., Adler, L., Ames, M., Demler, O., Faraone, S., Hiripi, E., et al. (2005). The World Health Organization Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS): A short screening scale for use in the general population. Psychological Medicine, 35(2), 245–256.
Kessler, R. C., Adler, L., Barkley, R., Biederman, J., Conners, C. K., Demler, O., et al. (2006). The prevalence and correlates of adult ADHD in the United States: Results from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(4), 716–723. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.163.4.716.
Klimkeit, E., Graham, C., Lee, P., Morling, M., Russo, D., & Tonge, B. (2006). Children should be seen and heard: Self-report of feelings and behaviors in primary-school-age children with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 10(2), 181–191. https://doi.org/10.1177/1087054706289926.
Lee, D. H., Oakland, T., Jackson, G., & Glutting, J. (2008). Estimated prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms among college freshman. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 41(4), 371–384. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022219407311748.
Lombard, M., Synder-Duch, J., & Bracken, C. C. (2002). Content analysis in mass communication: Assessment and reporting of intercoder reliability. Human Communication Research, 28(4), 587–604. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2958.2002.tb00826.x.
Lord, C., Bishop, S., & Anderson, D. (2015). Developmental trajectories as autism phenotypes. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part C, Seminars in Medical Genetics, 169(2), 198–208. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.c.31440.
Manuzza, S., Klein, R. G., Bessler, A., Malloy, P., & LaPadula, M. (1993). Adult outcome of hyperactive boys: Educational achievement, occupational rank, and psychiatric status. Archives of General Psychiatry, 50(7), 565–576. https://doi.org/10.1001/archpsyc.1993.01820190067007.
Maskey, M., Warnell, F., Parr, J. R., Le Couteur, A., & McConachie, H. (2013). Emotional and behavioural problems in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(4), 851–859. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-012-1622-9.
Mayes, S. D., Calhoon, S. L., Murray, M. J., Morrow, J. D., & Yurich, K. K., Cothren, S., et al. (2011). Use of Gilliam Asperger’s disorder scale in differentiating high and low functioning autism and ADHD. Psychological Reports, 108(1), 3–13. https://doi.org/10.2466/04.10.15.PR0.108.1.3-13.
Mayes, S. D., & Calhoun, S. L. (2007). Learning, attention, writing, and processing speed in typical children and children with ADHD, autism, anxiety, depression, and oppositional-defiant disorder. Child Neuropsychology, 13(6), 469–493. https://doi.org/10.1080/09297040601112773.
Mayes, S. D., Calhoun, S. L., Mayes, R. D., & Molitoris, S. (2012). Autism and ADHD: Overlapping and discriminating symptoms. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6, 277–285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2011.05.009.
McKeon, B., Alpern, C. S., & Zager, D. (2013). Promoting academic engagement for college students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 26(4), 353–366.
Morrison, J. Q., Sansosti, F. J., & Hadley, W. M. (2009). Parent perceptions of the anticipated needs and expectations for support for their college-bound students with Asperger’s Syndrome. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 22(2), 78–87.
Nesbitt, S. (2000). Why and why not? Factors influencing employment for individuals with Asperger syndrome. Autism, 4(4), 357–369. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361300004004002.
Ozonoff, S., Pennington, B. F., & Rogers, S. J. (1991). Executive function deficits in high-functioning autistic individuals: Relationship to theory of mind. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 32(7), 1081–1105. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.1991.tb00351.x.
Pearson, D. A., Loveland, K. A., Lachar, D., Lane, D. M., Reddoch, S. L., Mansour, R., et al. (2006). A comparison of behavioral and emotional functioning in children and adolescents with autistic disorder and PDD-NOS. Child Neuropsychology, 12(4–5), 321–333. https://doi.org/10.1080/09297040600646847.
Płatos, M., & Wojaczek, K. (2018). Broadening the scope of peer-mediated intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(3), 747–750. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-017-3429-1.
Polanczyk, G., de Lima, M. S., Horta, B. L., Biederman, J., & Rohde, L. A. (2007). The worldwide prevalence of ADHD: A systematic review and metaregression analysis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 164(6), 942–948. https://doi.org/10.1176/ajp.2007.164.6.942.
Reiersen, A. M., & Todd, R. D. (2008). Co-occurrence of ADHD and autism spectrum disorders: Phenomenology and treatment. Expert Review Neurotherapeutics, 8, 657–669. https://doi.org/10.1586/14737184.108.40.2067.
Richards, J. (2012). Examining the exclusion of employees with Asperger syndrome from the workplace. Personal Review, 41(5), 630–646. https://doi.org/10.1108/00483481211249148.
Roux, A. M., Shattuck, P. T., Rast, J. E., Rava, J. A., & Anderson, K. A. (2015). National autism indicators report: Transition into young adulthood. Philadelphia: Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University.
Sanford, C., Newman, L., Wagner, M., Cameto, R., Knokey, A. M., & Shaver, D. (2011). The post-high school outcomes of young adults with disabilities up to 6 years after high school: Key findings from the national longitudinal transition study-2 (NLTS2) (NCSER 2011–3004). Menlo Park, CA: SRI International. Retrieved from http://www.nlts2.org/reports.
Schall, C. M., & McDonough, J. T. (2010). Autism spectrum disorders in adolescence and early adulthood: Characteristics and issues. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 32(2), 81–88. https://doi.org/10.3233/JVR-2010-0503.
Shattuck, P. T., Narendorf, S. C., Cooper, B., Sterzing, P. R., Wagner, M., & Taylor, J. L. (2012). Postsecondary education and employment among youth with an autism spectrum disorder. Pediatrics, 129(6), 1042–1049. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2011-2864.
Shattuck, P. T., Orsmond, G. I., Wagner, M., & Cooper, B. P. (2011). Participation in social activities among adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder. PLoS ONE, 6(11), e27176. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027176.
Shore, S. (2004). Ask and tell: Self-advocacy and disclosure for people on the autism spectrum. Shawnee Mission, KS: Autism Asperger Publishing.
Simonoff, E., Pickles, A., Charman, T., Chandler, S., Lucas, T., & Baird, G. (2009). Psychiatric disorders in children with autism spectrum disorders: Prevalence, comorbidity, and associated factors in a population-derived sample. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47(8), 921–929. https://doi.org/10.1097/CHI.0b013e318179964f.
Solomon, M., Bauminger, N., & Rogers, S. J. (2011). Abstract reasoning and friendship in high functioning preadolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 4(91), 32–43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-010-1017-8.
South, M., Ozonoff, S., & McMahon, W. M. (2005). Repetitive behavior profiles in Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 35(2), 145–158. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-004-1992-8.
St Pourcain, B., Mandy, W. P., Heron, J., Golding, J., Davey Smith, G., & Skuse, D. H. (2011). Links between co-occurring social-communication and hyperactive-inattentive trait trajectories. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 50(9), 892–902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2011.05.015.
Sturm, H., Fernell, E., & Gillberg, C. (2014). Autism spectrum disorders in children with normal intellectual levels: Associated impairments and subgroups. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 46(7), 444–447. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8749.2004.tb00503.x.
Tipton, L. A., & Blacher, J. (2014). Brief report: Autism awareness: Views from a campus community. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(2), 477–483. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-013-1893-9.
Van Hess, V., Moyson, T., & Roeyers, H. (2015). Higher education experiences of students with autism spectrum disorder: Challenges, benefits and support needs. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 1673–1688. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-014-2324-2.
Vance, T. A., & Weyandt, L. (2008). Professor perceptions of college students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Journal of American College Health, 57(3), 303–308. https://doi.org/10.3200/JACH.57.3.303-308.
Wehmeier, M. D., Schacht, A., & Barkley, R. A. (2010). Social and emotional impairment in children and adolescents with ADHD and the impact on quality of life. Journal of Adolescent Health, 46(3), 209–217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.09.009.
Wei, X., Christiano, E. R. A., Yu, J. W., Blackorby, J., Shattuck, P., & Newman, L. A. (2014). Postsecondary pathways and persistence for STEM versus non-STEM majors: Among college students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder, 44(5), 1159–1167. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-013-1978-5.
Wessel, R. D., Jones, J. A., Markle, L., & Westfall, C. (2009). Retention and graduation of students with disabilities: Facilitating student success. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 21(3), 116–125.
White, S. W., Ollendick, T. H., & Bray, B. C. (2011). College students on the autism spectrum: Prevalence and associated problems. Autism, 15(6), 683–701. https://doi.org/10.1177/136236131039336.
Zafft, C., Hart, D., & Zimbrich, K. (2004). College career connection: A study of youth with intellectual disabilities and the impact of postsecondary education. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 39(1), 45–53.
Zeedyk, S.M., Bolourian, Y., & Blacher, J. (in press). University life with ASD: Faculty knowledge and student needs. Autism: Journal of Research and Practice.
Zeedyk, S. M., Tipton, L. A., & Blacher, J. (2014). Educational supports for high functioning youth with ASD: The postsecondary pathway to college. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 31(1), 37–48. https://doi.org/10.1177/1088357614525435.