- Study Suggests Community Colleges Provide Advantages for Young Adults with Autism
for better supports to help young adults with autism make the transition to becoming productive and fulfilled ... role in fostering transition into productive lives for individuals on the autism spectrum. ... researchers painted a grim picture of life beyond high-school for young adults with autism. A major study , ...
Science News - Jessica Sachs - 2013-11-01 09:48 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Small Study Suggests that Adults with Autism Excel at Screening Tasks
Many autism researchers and advocates have argued that a successful transition to adulthood often ... comments Drexel University’s Paul Shattuck. “Asking whether there are unique strengths can inform our efforts to improve employment and quality of life.” Dr. Shattuck, who was not involved in the study, has ...
Science News - Jessica Sachs - 2013-10-10 13:41 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Sobering Picture of Young Adults with Autism
Services Committee . Shattuck’s team examined data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2, ... on transition and adult services, see Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit and Autism in the Workplace . ... with Autism, Autisim Speaks, autism spectrum disorder, Paul Shattuck, transition tool kit. transition services) ...
Science News - Laurie Tarkan - 2012-05-14 09:52 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Youth with Autism Gravitate toward Science and Technology in College
spectrum disorder, college, Paul Shattuck, postsecondary education, Science News, transition to adulthood, ... shows that young adults with autism have one of the lowest college enrollment rates associated with any ... and individual career earning power," says co-author Paul Shattuck, Ph.D. "If popular ...
Science News - Anonymous - 2012-11-19 07:01 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Intensive Internship Produces High Employment for Youth with Autism
Young adults with ASD achieved 87% employment after year-long internship program with intensive support Young adults with ASD achieved 87 percent employment after year-long ... For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that the right supports can help young adults with autism ...
Science News - Jessica Sachs - 2013-07-30 14:43 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Teens with Autism Lack Healthcare Transition Services
is ready to move from pediatric care to adult care, healthcare transition services can help them make ... of services to help teens with autism transition into adult life,” comments Autism Speaks Chief Science ... Study finds young people with autism half as likely to receive healthcare transition ...
Science News - Jessica Sachs - 2013-02-19 07:01 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Parents & Providers Collaborate to Build a Better Autism Medical Home
is a resilient family and a transition to adulthood that maintains continuity of care and maximizes meaningful ... and alternative medicine and psychotropic (behavioral) medicines . Fostering a successful transition ... Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P). (planning for adult ...
Science News - Jessica Sachs - 2013-07-27 08:00 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- IACC Selects Top 2012 Advances in Autism Research
for Adult Transition Support .”) For more information on the report and the IACC, visit ... and adult services research, which have been relatively neglected areas in the past,” said IACC member ... attention to areas of urgent need. These include the paucity of services to help teenagers and young adults ...
Science News - Jessica Sachs - 2013-04-10 08:56 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Advocates for Mental Health
such a pronounced problem for children and adults with ASD? Reasons include inadequacies in health insurance ... and adults; to reduce stigma and educate the public about mental health; to delink mental illness ... [ii] Narendorf SC, Shattuck PT, Sterzing PR. Mental health service use among adolescents ...
Science News - Anonymous - 2013-01-25 10:22 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- World Autism Awareness Day at the UN: Tackling Shared Global Challenges
In particular, programs are needed to help young adults with autism make the transition into higher-education, ... foundations to commit a greater proportion of autism funding toward services research for adults with autism. ... among parents of children with autism and the undeveloped potential of adults with autism. ...
Science News - Jessica Sachs - 2013-04-03 07:46 - 0 comments - 0 attachments