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March 20, 2014

U.S. regulations going into effect next week require for the first time that federal contractors ask their employees if they have a disability. The new regulations are part of the government's effort to reduce the high unemployment rate of people with disabilities in the United States. The goal is to make sure that these companies are employing a minimum of 7% workers with disabilities. Federal contractors include Boeing Co., Dell Inc., AT&T Inc.

Researchers develop strategies for educating teens with autism under Common Core State Standards; preparing for postsecondary success
March 20, 2014

Researchers at the University of North Carolina have published guidelines for helping high-schoolers with autism meet Common Core State Standards, with the promise of boosting prospects for college and employment.

New search engine allows you to explore how we’re putting your dollars to work in your neighborhood, state and around the world
March 19, 2014

 

At Autism Speaks, we want to show our passionate community of families, volunteers and donors how their dollars are invested in projects that deliver services and advance scientific understanding and treatment of autism and its associated medical conditions.