As children with autism grow to become teenagers, parents face some very common questions. Will they be able to get a job? Will they be able to get into college? How can I best help them prepare to get there? The answers depend on where a child falls on the autism spectrum, but with the right training and planning tailored to their capabilities, teens can find their path to a great job — and in many cases go on to college.
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An autism diagnosis triggers tough questions and difficult emotions for parents. As the number of children diagnosed with autism has risen, so has the amount of misinformation about autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An autism expert helps you separate fact from fiction.