Interview at least three family members of individuals with ASD or individuals with ASD themselves about their perception of ASD, the effect ASD has had on his or her family or themselves, and coping strategies they have developed to handle its effects. Write a 2-3-page paper summarizing the interview. The focus should be placed on the individual’s or family members’experiences as well as a summary at the end indicating what professionals can learn from this type of experience.
discuss the theoretical perspectives for understanding families as outlined in Chapter 3 of Hanson & Lynch, Understanding Families. Compare and contract the perspectives presented. Which theoretical perspectives can you imagine utilizing more often? Least often? Why?