The underrepresentation of individuals on the Autism spectrum in higher education and the workforce – when compared to both neurotypical and other neurodiverse peers – is an overlooked opportunity for those directly impacted as well as for society more broadly.

In this conversation at Yellowbrick, Jordi Kleiner, PhD, BCET and Tina Giordano, M.Ed. share recent peer-reviewed research and vignettes from their clinical work with young adults on the spectrum to guide professionals through a cognitive and emotional scaffolding framework to help improve postsecondary outcomes.