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Vocational Support Approaches in Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Cleland, Jordan; Lai, Jonathan

Summary

This online article briefly summarizes a research review of studies on employment supports for individuals with autism. The study found that job coaching / community placement interventions made individuals with autism more likely to obtain employment, remain in jobs, and earn higher salaries. Some technology aids were effective in improving work performance of individuals with autism.

The Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care Research group, based out of York University, writes summaries of research studies on autism and developmental disabilities to inform parents, individuals with autism, practitioners, and the general public on recent findings about autism.

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Visit www.asdmentalhealth.blog.yorku.ca/files/2015/11/Nicholas.Vocational-Support-Approaches-in-Autism-Spectrum-Disorder.pdf

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This online article is in English

Publication:

Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care Research
Ontario, Canada
2015

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