Taking the Necessary Steps to help your Adolescent with Special Needs Transition into College
By: Esther Hess, Ph.D.
How do you prepare an adolescent impacted by autism spectrum disorder for college? While in high school, these teenagers likely received the continuous support of their parents, school personnel and clinicians. In college, that continuous support can suddenly decrease or even disappear. For many young adults, the absence of appropriate support equates with the potential for a floundering school year.