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Social Intervention Helps Adults With Autism | UCLA Health

Social Intervention Helps Adults With Autism | UCLA Health

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  • UCLA offers a 16-week course called PEERS that helps adults with autism improve their social skills and navigate social situations.
  • The program has shown significant social improvement and a decrease in autism symptoms in participants.
  • PEERS also provides coaching for parents to support their young adult children in social interactions.
  • Researchers have developed a book and an app with tips on social interactions that can be used by anyone.
  • Participants, like Joey Juarez, have experienced increased confidence and enjoyment in social settings after completing the program.

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