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Navigating Services - Vocational Rehabilitation Program

As part of our National Disability Employment Awareness Month series, Jennifer Kaut, State Autism Specialist for The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, discusses Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

Housing and Residential Supports Online Portal

Finding housing and residential supports for adults with autism can be extremely challenging. Autism Speaks is trying to make this overwhelming journey easier through a series of tools and resources.

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News & Blogs

On June 9, 2007, a week before Sina Omidvaran’s 29th birthday, his father drove him to More...
Autism Speaks would like to help you with your employment search by giving you tools and tips More...
Study finds young people with autism half as likely to receive healthcare transition support as More...
We love hearing stories from family and friends, through emails and in the news, about the More...
In this special episode of Autism Talk TV, Wrong Planet founder Alex Plank gives the keynote talk More...
Marianne Sullivan's 20 year old son, Hunter, has severe autism. Marianne works on the Autism More...
Earlier this week, the team at Autism Speaks began packing and sending out the 651 iPads that we More...
Young adults with autism less likely than any other disability group to be employed or enrolled More...

Tool Kits

  New! We have established 2 new networking groups on LinkedIn - to connect members of the community around specific adult-related issues. More...
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)!              More...
New! We have established 2 new networking groups on LinkedIn - to connect members of the community around specific adult-related issues. Please More...
New! We have established 2 new networking groups on LinkedIn - to connect members of the community around specific adult-related issues. Please join More...
Autism Speaks would like to help you with your employment search by giving you tools and tips while you look for a job. As an adult on the autism More...
Autism Speaks would like to help you with your employment search by giving you tools and tips while you look for a job. As an adult on the autism More...

Community Connections

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month  (NDEAM). Congress designates this month as a time when businesses of all sizes and More...
What options do individuals with autism and their families have after they turn twenty-two? As the population of adults with autism increases, many More...
The Family Services team at Autism Speaks interacts with families affected by autism on a daily basis. Lots of families have shared stories, sought More...
Recreation is about activities and experiences which produce feelings of enjoyment and satisfaction. They give all of us opportunities to express More...
Faith is a very important part of life for so many families in the autism community. Many of these families often feel held back from becoming a part More...
It's no secret that raising a child with autism can be expensive. Between doctor's appointments, therapy sessions, after school programs, etc More...