Employment for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

May 22, 2012
  • Low rates of employment in the community for adults with Autism spectrum disorders
    • nearly 45% of sample had never been employed
  • Most consistent correlate is IQ
    • individuals who have ASD and comorbid intellectual disabilities have less social functioning compared to those with ASD and higher IQ score

Taylor, J.L. & Seltzer, M.M. (2011). Employment and Post-Secondary Educational Activities for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders During the Transition to Adulthood. J Autism Dev Disord, 41, 566-574.

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