Helping your Child with Autism Transition to Adulthood, the World of Work, and Independence

According to the CDC (2019) 1 in every 59 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This translates in approximately 16 children with an ASD out of every 1,000 kids. The developmental disability crosses all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.

BY Krista DiGregorio and Ernst VanBergeijk, Ph.D., M.S.W. | April 2019 | Category: Autism Awareness

Helping your Child with Autism Transition to Adulthood, the World of Work, and Independence

Regardless of whether a student stays in a school district transition program, attends and graduates from college, or attends a post-secondary transition program, there are a number of strategies parents can employ to foster their young adult’s independence and employment. These suggestions or strategies hold true not only for students with ASDs, but for young adults with a variety of different kinds of disabilities.

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