- More than two-thirds of adults with autism are unemployed or underemployed.
- One in three adults with autism reports an unmet need for transition services after high school.
- More than one in four adults reported needing, but not receiving, vocational training, career counseling or supported employment.
More than 80 percent of survey responders said that finding employment opportunities was very or somewhat difficult, and 73 percent reported that most of the difficulty fell in the category of getting an interview.
More than 75 percent of employed ASD adults reported some type of discrimination with underutilization of skills being the most common.