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Citation:  McDonough, Jennifer T.; Revell, Grant (2010). Accessing employment supports in the adult system for transitioning youth with autism spectrum disorders.. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 32 (2), 89-100.
Title:  Accessing employment supports in the adult system for transitioning youth with autism spectrum disorders.
Authors:  McDonough, Jennifer T.; Revell, Grant
Year:  2010
Journal/Publication:  Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Publisher:  IOS Press
DOI:  https://doi.org/10.3233/JVR-2010-0498
Full text:  https://content.iospress.com/articles/journal-of-vocational-rehabil...   
Peer-reviewed?  No
NIDILRR-funded?  Yes

Structured abstract:

Background:  This article explores ways to effectively support the transition from school to employment for youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Various statistics surrounding barriers, employment, and living independently are provided, including information about involvement with Vocational Rehabilitation services. The article also provides an overview and description of employment services and supports available in the adult system that youth with disabilities will need to connect with if they plan to seek employment. Successful transition involves early planning, collaboration with supportive individuals, and building a support network that incorporates support resources from community agencies and organizations.

Disabilities served:  Autism / ASD
Populations served:  Transition-age youth (14 - 24)
Interventions:  Other
Outcomes:  Other