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Snapshot 74

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
Addressing the Academic Needs of Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education

As the number of students with autism in secondary school settings grows, many educators are not prepared to adapt their instruction to meet state standards and the diverse needs of the full spectrum of adolescents with autism.

Related news story: Strategies for Teaching Common Core to Teens With Autism Show Promise

See also:
Snapshot 77 Equipping Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders for Adulthood
Snapshot 76 The Roles and Needs of Families of Adolescents With ASD
Snapshot 75 Promoting Social Competence and Peer Relationships for Adolescents With ASD
Snapshot 73 Supporting Independence in Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum
Snapshot 72 Applying an Implementation Science Framework for Adoption of a Comprehensive Program for High School Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder


Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. (2014, March). Addressing the academic needs of adolescents with autism spectrum disorder in secondary education (Snapshot No. 74). Chapel Hill, NC: Author.