- Harkin Unveils 4-Point Jobs Plan For 'ADA Generation'
opportunities for the "ADA Generation," young adults with disabilities aged 16 to 19, by 2015. ... employment comes from the current generation of young adults who came of age following the enactment ... adults, or the “ADA Generation” as I call them, have attained unprecedented education levels in inclusive ...
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- Menendez Moves to Expand Adult Transition Services
of support services for adult transition. The Transition Navigator Grant Program would create ... adults with autism transition to community-based settings. U.S Senator Menendez Introduces AGE-IN ... by young adults with autism as they "age out" of public education and other support ...
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- Adult Employment: New Allies Come On Board
groups--adults with autism and other developme July 19, 2012 As stagnant employment rates continue to nag the U.S. economy, one of the worst-affected groups--adults ... are part of the nation’s workforce, well below half the rate for the general population. For adults ...
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- Congress Reacts to New 1 in 50 Prevalence Report
and develop into happy, productive adults." Menendez pledged to support continued federal funding ... opportunities for people who already have Autism to get needed therapies, school supports and transitional ...
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- Obama Marks WAAD With $100 Million Brain Initiative
the half million young adults with autism who are about to age out of school-based services,” she said. ... employers and transition help to get them on the path.” Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, ...
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- California Declares Autism a 'Public Health Crisis'
education and adult habilitative treatment. "California health insurers are paying for only ... institutionalization as adults, thereby lessening demands on public resources and services over ... approximately 1,600 individuals transitioning from Regional Centers to insurers for behavioral health treatment ...
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- Autism Speaks Endorses the Autism Services and Workforce Acceleration Act of 2011
and demonstration grants for services for transitioning youth and adults; a multimedia campaign to increase autism ... and supports for children and adults on the autism spectrum, as well as their families. The Centers ...
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- Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Autism
the importance of research, of interventions that help families, and of transition programs for young adults ... also noted that services for adults with autism are lacking. I can't emphasize enough the importance of attention to adults and those who will soon become adults, Dr. Insel stated. Dr. Dawson followed Dr. ...
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- October 23, 2009 IACC Meeting Summary
a continuum of services for military families and transitioning adults; the importance of addressing family ... individual; and several children and adults dependent upon parents as their primary caregivers. The panel ...
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