Year: 2000 Source: Autism, v.4, no.1, (2000), p.63-83 SIEC No: 20050121

This paper reviews what is known about outcome in adult life for more able individuals within the autistic spectrum. It focuses predominantly on long-term follow-up research & covers outcome in terms of cognitive, linguistic, academic & adaptive function; educational & employment history; independence & social relationships; & behavioural & psychiatric problems, including suicide. (77 refs)