High School to College: Transition Experiences of Young Adults With Autism

  title={High School to College: Transition Experiences of Young Adults With Autism},
  author={Charlotte Y. Alverson and Lauren Lindstrom and Kara A. Hirano},
  journal={Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities},
  pages={52 - 64}
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