Poster Session  |   July 2017
A Mixed-Methods Study of Employment Perspectives of Youth and Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Author Affiliations
  • Towson University
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 2017
A Mixed-Methods Study of Employment Perspectives of Youth and Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505151p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO7017
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505151p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO7017
Abstract

Date Presented 4/1/2017

Although participation in employment experiences in the community is a rite of passage to adulthood, less than 20% of transition-age youth with autism are employed. This study describes employment perceptions as barriers and supports to inform development of effective employment programs.

Primary Author and Speaker: Lisa Crabtree

Additional Authors and Speakers: Barbara Demchick