Inclusion means various things such as being ‘ accepted by other people’, ‘taking part in community life’, ‘able to lead an independent life’, ‘able to lead as normal a life as possible’, ‘included in the workplace’, ‘included in social/recreational activities’ and ‘offered the same opportunities as others’.
Unfortunately many people with autism spectrum disorders are routinely excluded from society and prevented from undertaking these activities..
We are currently researching this subject to identify the nature and scope of the issue and to determine which interventions, if any, could be effective in alleviating any problems identified.
Please see the Advanced version of this page for more information about this issue, including relevant research studies and interventions which may help.
Last Updated : 13/07/2011 Back to Top