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Living Arrangements of Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Some young adults in the U.S. have their first taste of independent living after high school; few with autism experience this.

Paul Shattuck

Author(s)
Anne Roux, Jessica Rast, Julianna Rava, Kristy Anderson, Paul Shattuck

Date
8/31/2015

Topics
Living Arrangements

Type
Fact Sheet

Data Source
National Longitudinal Transition Study 2 (NLTS-2)

# Pages
2

Key Findings

  • What is the rate of independent living for young adults with autism?

Overview

Some young adults in the U.S. have their first taste of independent living after high school; few with autism experience this. Learn statistics from the National Autism Indicators Report.

Suggested Citation

Roux, Anne M., Shattuck, Paul T., Rast, Jessica E., Rava, Julianna A., and Anderson, Kristy A. National Autism Indicators Report: Transition into Young Adulthood. Philadelphia, PA: Life Course Outcomes Research Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, 2015.