The transition from high school to adulthood poses significant challenges for individuals on the autism spectrum; the key to success is the degree of preparation during high school.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, it costs over $8,600 more each year to educate a student with autism when compared to a neurotypical student. "On a national level, the researchers estimated that these additional costs exceeded $11.5 billion in 2011," according to Autism Speaks. “These findings are important for better guiding policy makers … Continue reading Dollars and Sense About Educating a Student with Autism
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Employment and Transition Representatives (ETRs) facilitate students' transition to post-graduation life by providing resources and support to the student, their family, caregivers, and the community.