Use of Vocational Rehabilitative Services Among Adults with Autism

@article{Lawer2009UseOV,
  title={Use of Vocational Rehabilitative Services Among Adults with Autism},
  author={Lindsay J Lawer and Eugene Brusilovskiy and Mark S. Salzer and David Mandell},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={487-494}
}
This study examined the experiences of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in the US Vocational Rehabilitation System (VRS). Subjects included all 382,221 adults ages 18–65 served by this system whose cases were closed in 2005; 1,707 were diagnosed with ASD. Adults with ASD were more likely than adults with other impairments to be denied services because they were considered too severely disabled. Among those served, adults with ASD received the most expensive set of services. They… CONTINUE READING

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