- Adults with Autism: Sharing Ideas, Filling the Gaps
into the workplace, the community, adult relationships and health care. Until recently, however, little attention has ... On January 26th, Autism Speaks held a research summit entitled, “Adults with Autism: Sharing Ideas, Filling the Gaps,” in Chapel Hill, NC. The event was co-hosted by Extraordinary Ventures, a model employer of adults ...
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- Social Lives and Teens with Autism
Speaks. Their goal is to improve the socialization skills of teens and young adults with autism. ... in the November 2011 issue of PLoS One by a team led by Paul T. Shattuck, Ph.D., of Washington University, ... community. In addition, a Transition Tool Kit was created and launched last year to help guide ...
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- Roses for Autism
The vision is to demonstrate a replicable working model for inclusive transitional employment for youth and adults on the Autism Spectrum. In 2011, Autism Speaks awarded $25,000 to Roses for Autism through its ... and sustainable rose business. The vision is to demonstrate a replicable working model for inclusive transitional ...
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- Preparing for Competitive Employment
Month, Autism Speaks will focus our topic of the week on the employment of adults with autism. We ask ... visit here . As students prepare to transition out of school, what types of jobs should ... Employment Awareness Month, Autism Speaks will focus our topic of the week on the employment of adults ...
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- Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership
is not encouraging. In a 2008 study of 200 families with transition age and adult children with an ASD, conducted ... with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are under the age of 18, the next ten years will see a wave of adults on the spectrum entering the workforce. Today’s reality is, however, that most of these adults will never achieve ...
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- If breakthroughs take time, how can research help families today?
to improve employment success and relationship skills in adults Development of cognitive rehabilitation interventions for adults Even as we support the development of these improved services, ... severe and disabling core symptoms – in adults as well as children. Fortunately, the tools we have ...
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- Autism in the News – 09.19.11
Autistic and Seeking a Place in an Adult World (Montclair, N.J.) For weeks, Justin Canha, ... the School Year for Kids With Autism (Fox News ) The transition from summer back to school can be tough ... (AITN, Blog, Autism in the News) Autistic and Seeking a Place in an Adult World (Montclair, N.J.) ...
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- Autism in the News – 12.01.11
for children, adolescents and adults who struggle with understanding or using language. For children with autism ... transitions from one activity to another and can facilitate adaptation to new situations for children ... disorder. But we tend to forget that there is a fast growing number of adults living with autism ...
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- Family Services Office Hours – 12.07.11
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/transition-tool-kit The Kit cover all areas related to transition and will give you information on Social Security ... transition. I am including links to our Sibling Support Guide and Sleep and Autism webpages. ... Relocating from PA to DE. Any advise on how to make it a smooth transition? 3:44 ...
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- LIVE Chat with Jed Baker
functioning. Preparing for Life: The Complete Handbook for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome. A comprehensive book to create plans to transition to adult life. ... students to prepare for all aspects of adult life. Social Skills Picture Book for High School ...
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