Study highlights need to assist children with autism during transition to adulthood

Study highlights need to assist children with autism during transition to adulthood

“The challenges of living independently, gaining employment, attaining postsecondary education and building social relationships are greater for adolescents and young adults with autism,” said Nancy Cheak-Zamora, assistant professor of health sciences in the MU School of Health Professions. “It is vital that professionals are prepared to assist with the transition, and that they have insight into adolescent and caregiver experiences during the difficult time of transitioning to adulthood.”
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20161220/Study-highlights-need-to-assist-children-with-autism-during-transition-to-adulthood.aspx

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