The study,the largest randomized controlled trial to show improved social functioning in young adults with autism, appears in a special issue of the online Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
And when that happens, there is no greater gift than homemade soup.
"We're not teaching what we think young people should do in social situations, but what we know actually works through research."Autism affects approximately 1.5 million people in the U.
S., and the number of young adults identified with the disorder is rising every year.
Whether it’s chicken noodle, classed-up Ramen, slow-cooker stew or a hearty vegetable, know how to make at least one kind of soup that will put your partner on the path to recovery.
Just wait until they're no longer contagious (and feeling better) before that thank-you kiss.