A young adult with nonverbal low-functioning Autism: A case review of readiness for independent living

Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

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Title A young adult with nonverbal low-functioning Autism: A case review of readiness for independent living
 
Creator Oh, Zuxin Josie
Xie, Guo Hui
 
Subject Adaptive Behavior
Autism
Executive Function
 
Description This is a case review of a male adult, GO, with nonverbal low functioning autism in his twenties. Previous psycho-educational assessment indicated that GO had a nonverbal IQ (NVIQ) of 73 within the borderline range, an adaptive behavior composite score at the extremely low percentile rank, and poor executive functioning (EF) capability with majority of the EF components falling in the performance range from borderline problem to problematic range. His family has expressed their concern if GO would be able to take care of himself when they are too old or no longer around to care for him. This short paper is an attempt to review all the previous assessment results and to find out if GO could be helped to improve in his daily living skills in order to lead a more independent life in the future.
 
Publisher IOR PRESS
 
Date 2020-03-07
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.iorpress.org/index.php/ajir/article/view/106
10.34256/ajir20112
 
Source Asian Journal of Interdisciplinary Research; Vol 3 No 1 (2020): Volume 3 Issue 1 Year 2020; 162-177
2581-8430
10.34256/ajir201
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.iorpress.org/index.php/ajir/article/view/106/88
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 IOR Press
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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