43. Employment: Options and Issues for Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  1. Fred R. Volkmar,
  2. Rhea Paul,
  3. Ami Klin and
  4. Donald Cohen
  1. Peter F. Gerhardt and
  2. David L. Holmes

Published Online: 30 SEP 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470939352.ch17

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 2, Third Edition

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Gerhardt, P. F. and Holmes, D. L. (2005) Employment: Options and Issues for Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, in Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 2, Third Edition (eds F. R. Volkmar, R. Paul, A. Klin and D. Cohen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470939352.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 SEP 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471716976

Online ISBN: 9780470939352

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Keywords:

  • employment;
  • adolescents;
  • legislation;
  • individuals with disabilities education act;
  • vocational rehabilitation act

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Issue of Employment

  • Historical Overview

  • Legislation

  • The School-to-Work Transition Process

  • Current Service Models

  • Recommendations Toward Greater Employability

  • Conclusion