Study Findings

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Report 1: In Spring 2017, we conducted 5 focus groups with school personnel, including special education teachers, transition coordinators, special education administration, vocational counselors, and related service providers. Below is a report we created to share information about assessments and curricula used with diploma-track high school students with autism that were mentioned during the focus groups.

Report 1: Assessments and Curricula to Support Diploma -Track High School Students with Autism (June 2017)

Report 2: From the Fall of 2017, we have been conducting a study focused on high school students on the autism spectrum who will graduate with a diploma. Below is a report we created to share information about parent and youths’ perspectives of youths’ strengths.

Report 2: Parent and Youth Perspectives of Youth Strengths (September 2021)

Report 3: From Spring 2017 to Spring 2018, we asked school personnel to complete a survey about the services and supports that schools provide for diploma-track high school students on the autism spectrum. Below is a report we created to share information about school services for these students. This report is a summary of findings that were published in a scientific journal (see report for details of original publication).

Report 3: The Status of Service and Support Provision for Diploma-Track High School Students on the Autism Spectrum (September 2021)