Study: A third of individuals with autism have no social contacts

05/8/2013 | Disability Scoop

Individuals with an autism spectrum disorder are more likely to be socially isolated than individuals with intellectual and other disabilities, according to an analysis of a survey of students in special education and their parents. The research, recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, found that adults with autism were 40% more likely to never see friends, half never received phone calls and 28% had no social contact.

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