Adaptive and Self-Help Skills

  • Noha F. Minshawi
  • Iryna Ashby
  • Naomi Swiezy


Independence is a major concern for children with ASD, particularly with the large percentage who also have intellectual disability. This chapter will cover common adaptive and self-help problems those children evince, procedures used to train these skills and potential future research needs.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Intellectual Disability Intellectual Disability Adaptive Behavior Developmental Disability 
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  1. 1.Clinical Psychology in PsychiatryChristian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, Riley Hospital for childrenIndianapolisUSA

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