Fewer than one in four young people with autism continue their education after school. Too often, colleges and universities are just not equipped or well-enough prepared to support young people with autism to move into further or higher education. There are also problems with their transition from school. Even where schools do provide support for young people with autism, there are often few links between schools and colleges to help a young person on to the next stage of his or her education.

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Source: How to help young people with autism stay on in education after school