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Setting expectations and goals in high school is key for a successful transition into adulthood. Postsecondary education is a particularly important goal because higher levels of educational attainment are associated with increased quality of life, including better employment outcomes. Unfortunately, the transition plans of students with autism do not often include postsecondary education as a goal.


Data Note No. 31 This is a publication of, funded in part by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, US Department of Health and Human Services (#90DN0216). The development of this data note was in funded in part by grant #R40MC16396, through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Research Program.



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