- New England Chapter of Autism Speaks to Donate iPads for the Holidays
Autism Speaks distributed sixteen iPads to organizations serving the needs of adults ... and advocacy organization, distributed sixteen iPads to organizations serving the needs of adults on the autism ... to autistic adults. “With these donated iPads, we are supporting important service providers who ...
Press Release - Andrew Leonard - 2013-12-19 13:32 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Recognized as a Top Non-Profit
with autism. With 500,000 adolescents with autism transitioning to adulthood within the next decade, Autism Speaks focused efforts to meet the needs of the growing adult autism population. A series of small ...
Press Release - Mike Wuebben - 2013-12-20 16:17 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Announces Two Postsecondary Education Resources For Adults With Autism
. To learn more about Autism Speaks’ adult services and resources on topics including transition ... Educational Opportunities Guide will help young adults with autism and their families explore educational ... postsecondary education resources to help young adults with autism who are attending college. ...
Press Release - Kerry Magro - 2013-08-22 08:30 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Top 10 Autism Research Achievements of 2012
Evidence of Critical Need for Adult Transition Support Young adults with autism less likely than ... Annual "Best of" Focuses on Progress in Environmental Science, Adult ... of school age children from largely Caucasian backgrounds,” she noted. “Adults with autism were ...
Press Release - Andrew Leonard - 2012-12-17 11:46 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Presents Treating the Whole Person with Autism Conference
children, adolescents and adults with autism lead healthy and successful lives. “This conference ... speakers. This year’s keynote speakers include pediatrician Paul Carbone, M.D. on “ Planning for Adult ... and preparing individuals with ASD for a successful transition into adulthood, and concurrent sessions tailored ...
Press Release - Andrew Leonard - 2013-07-22 11:57 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Releases New Employment Think Tank Report as National Disability Employment Awareness Month Begins
t October 02, 2012 Many adults with autism unemployed or underemployed, think ... that took place in June on the role of adults with autism spectrum disorders in the workforce and the needs ... and starting job training as part of a high school transition plan. Business leaders also recommend grooming ...
Press Release - Andrew Leonard - 2012-10-02 15:23 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Awards $4.8 Million for New Research Projects
the skills needed to meet the personal, social and academic challenges of the transition to college life. ... Program. This represents a unique opportunity to study outcomes in older adults with ASD. The results have the potential to influence legislative and community service decisions that affect adults with ASD. ...
Press Release - Andrew Leonard - 2013-01-07 00:15 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Launches Housing and Residential Supports Portal to Help Families Make Informed Decisions about Housing and Residential Services for Adults with Autism
Adults with Autism Autism Speaks launched the Housing and Residential Supports Portal, ... aspect of an individual with autism’s adult life. The Portal allows individuals and families ... that support adults with autism around the country. “The new Housing and Residential Supports Portal ...
Press Release - Andrew Leonard - 2012-01-12 09:31 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Awards $450,000 in Grants for Two Programs to Encourage Independent Living, Increased Community Participation
on creating specific tools and resources to enhance the lives of adolescents and adults living with autism. ... and needs of teens transitioning into adulthood, was awarded to Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D., Upper School ... and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University. The assessment tool will lead to comprehensive transition ...
Press Release - Andrew Leonard - 2012-03-01 12:54 - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Autism Speaks Launches Transition Tool Kit, Providing Practical Information and Resources to Guide the Transition to Adulthood
adults and can be ordered by registering online. The Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit is modeled after ... navigate the challenging transition into adulthood, Autism Speaks – North America's largest autism science and advocacy organization – today launched the Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit, a unique guide and roadmap ...
Press Release - autismspeaks - 2011-02-03 12:38 - 0 comments - 0 attachments