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The Ecosystem of Competitive Employment for University Graduates with Autism

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The Ecosystem of Competitive Employment for University Graduates with Autism. / Vincent, Jonathan; Fabri, Marc.

In: International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, Vol. 69, No. 5, 03.09.2022, p. 1823-1839.

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Vincent, J & Fabri, M 2022, 'The Ecosystem of Competitive Employment for University Graduates with Autism', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, vol. 69, no. 5, pp. 1823-1839. https://doi.org/10.1080/1034912X.2020.1821874

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Vincent, J., & Fabri, M. (2022). The Ecosystem of Competitive Employment for University Graduates with Autism. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 69(5), 1823-1839. https://doi.org/10.1080/1034912X.2020.1821874

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Vincent J, Fabri M. The Ecosystem of Competitive Employment for University Graduates with Autism. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education. 2022 Sep 3;69(5):1823-1839. Epub 2020 Sep 17. doi: 10.1080/1034912X.2020.1821874

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Vincent, Jonathan ; Fabri, Marc. / The Ecosystem of Competitive Employment for University Graduates with Autism. In: International Journal of Disability, Development and Education. 2022 ; Vol. 69, No. 5. pp. 1823-1839.

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