Texas Tech University's Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research works with communities & families in the greater West Texas area to provide supports and services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder with a primary focus on building independent living and vocational skills in a post-secondary environment. In this study, parents of individuals with ASD who had completed the Burkhart Center’s Transition Academy completed an online survey. Parents identified areas in which they were satisfied with their child’s post-secondary experience as well as dissatisfaction, and of additional need. The findings of this current study may provide critical information to post-secondary programs who work with students with ASD.
Ramos, Christopher; Wheeler, Katherine; Hamrick, Jennifer; Favela, Alexis; Pennington, Katelyn; and Prince, Anthonia
"Parent Perceptions of Post-Secondary Programming Completed by Their Adult Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder,"
Journal of Human Services: Training, Research, and Practice: Vol. 9:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/jhstrp/vol9/iss2/2
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