Dr. Sarita Freedman is a licensed psychologist and maintains a private practice in Calabasas, California, USA. Dr. Freedman has over 30 years' experience working with children, adults, and families, in both educational and clinical settings. She has published articles in autism-related magazines and presented on many aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorders at conferences. Formerly, Dr. Freedman co-founded the Child Development Institute where she was Director of Special Needs Programs. She was responsible for designing training programs for undergraduate and graduate students interested in working with children on the spectrum, and overseeing their progress in individual and group supervision. Dr. Freedman is the founder of College on the Spectrum®, devoted to helping students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome succeed in college and in life.
Foreword by Tony Attwood
Keywords: adolescence, Asperger syndrome, autism, careers, counselling, educational psychology, families, further education, high functioning autism, higher education, higher education policy, sensory issues, sex education, transitions
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