Social Skills Interventions for Adolescent Females With Autism Spectrum Disorders (PO119)

  • PMD: 4,7
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Session 8: Psychological Services for Students With Autism
  • Live Chat:
    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    12:15 PM–1:00 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. advocate for the use of school-based social skills interventions that address the social–emotional needs of adolescent females with autism.
  2. identify and compare specific components of social skills interventions that are effective for adolescent females with autism.
  3. evaluate and implement social skills interventions for adolescent females with autism as designated by the NASP Practice Model.


Social skills interventions can address the unique social–emotional needs of adolescent females with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This poster presents the results of a systematic literature review on social skills interventions for adolescent females with ASD. Practitioners will learn about specific social skills programming for adolescent females with ASD, the prevalence of studies reporting unique effects for females with ASD in social skill acquisition, and implications for future research.



Marta Picoto, University of Washington


Kristen N. Missall

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