Opportunities for Pennsylvania’s adults with autism are slim
What to do after high school and into early adulthood is just a question the average young adult faces. It’s a scenario in which adults with autism and their families often find little support.
WHYY’s Maiken Scott spoke with mothers whose growing children have autism about what their kids will do when they reach young adulthood. Common answers like “nothing” and “I don’t know” aren’t the result of typical teenage flightiness. They’re a product of a growing diagnosis and a lack of information about state regulations in Pennsylvania.
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