What Happens to Young Adults With Autism After High School?

Posted on March 03, 2011

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Significantly fewer young adults with autism are accessing medical and social services once they leave high school, a first-of-its-kind survey finds, and the disparity is particularly exaggerated among those from lower income and minority groups.

The results come from a telephone survey which asked parents or guardians of 410 individuals with autism who had recently finished high school about their use of medical or mental health services, speech therapy and case management since leaving high school or within the previous two years. To access this full article, go to: www.disabilityscoop.com/2011/02/07/autism-after-high-school/12199/

Author: Michelle Diament, Disability Scoop