Transition from High School to Adulthood for Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

@inproceedings{Schall2014TransitionFH,
  title={Transition from High School to Adulthood for Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Carol Schall and M. Sherril Moon and Staci E. Carr},
  year={2014}
}
Individuals with ASD do not currently experience the autonomy or independence expected of youth transitioning to adulthood. On the contrary, individuals with ASD continue to be dependent on their families for providing basic needs, financial support, housing, day supervision and support, and companionship. Research has showed that individuals with ASD had poorer outcomes in employment and post-secondary education when compared with the other disability groups. While these reported outcomes… CONTINUE READING