Transition From School to Adulthood for Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders

  title={Transition From School to Adulthood for Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Dawn R. Hendricks and P. Wehman},
  journal={Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities},
  pages={77 - 88}
  • Dawn R. Hendricks, P. Wehman
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
  • The transition from school services to adulthood can be particularly difficult for many adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Although some individuals with ASD are able to successfully transition, most are faced with significant obstacles in multiple areas as they attempt to negotiate their way into college, work, community participation, and independent living. This article contains a review of research related to the transition from school to adulthood for youth with ASD in the… CONTINUE READING
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