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Young Adults With Autism More Likely To Be Unemployed, Isolated

posted Apr 22, 2015, 1:38 PM by gjones@modoccoe.k12.ca.us

Young adults with autism had lower employment rates and higher rates of complete social isolation than people with other disabilities, according to a report published Tuesday by the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.

Two-thirds of young people with autism had neither a job nor educational plans during the first two years after high school. For over a third of young adults with autism, this continued into their early 20s, the report found.

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Thank you to Karen Fisher for forwarding this article.