Transition to Adulthood
National Longitudinal Transition Study 2 (NLTS-2)
Federal law requires that students who receive special education services will have a transition plan that supports achieving postsecondary education, employment and independent living upon leaving high school, but this does not always happen. Read highlights from the National Autism Indicators Report.
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.