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Feeling Stuck? Ideas for the High School Years


If you have a High School student on the autism spectrum, you may have been involved in helping to coordinate your child's care for well over 10 years, depending on when your child was diagnosed. For many parents, however, High School brings on a sense of urgency. Even though your child can remain in High School until age 21, there is much to be accomplished during these precious last years when your child is eligible for services through the special education system. Make the most of this time so that you and your child will be prepared for the years that lie ahead when your child is an adult.

The Center for Autism Research and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia do not endorse or recommend any specific person or organization or form of treatment. The information included within the CAR Autism Roadmap™ and CAR Resource Directory™ should not be considered medical advice and should serve only as a guide to resources publicly and privately available. Choosing a treatment, course of action, and/or a resource is a personal decision, which should take into account each individual's and family's particular circumstances.