Youth With Autism Face Barriers To Employment And Education After High School

Published on May 14, 2012

Compared with youth with other disabilities, young adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) face a disproportionately difficult time navigating work and educational opportunities after high school. Paul Shattuck, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses the study that was chosen one of 2012's Top Ten Research Advances in Autism by the advocacy group Autism Speaks.