Study: Youth With Autism Gravitate Toward STEM Majors in College

College Students with Autism - STEM Majors

This is one autism-related study that doesn’t surprise me – my kids are definitely STEM-focused, even at their young ages. It’s a popularly held belief that individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gravitate toward STEM majors in college (science, technology, engineering mathematics). A new study, co-authored by Paul Shattuck, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, confirms that view yet finds that young adults with an ASD also have one of the lowest {Read More}