Young Adults With Autism Less Likely to Have Jobs, Live Independently

Surveys looked at life after high school for 20-somethings with various disorders

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With roughly 50,000 kids with autism graduating from high school each year, Hilfer said, this is a growing problem that remains to be addressed.

"I think we don't have enough programs in place to offer them the support they need," he said.

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For more about adults with autism, head to Autism Speaks.

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