Adults

Washington Post Discusses Difficulties Faced by Parents of Adults with Autism

(July 29, 2014) - An article in the Washington Post this past week discussed the lack of services and opportunities currently available to adults with autism. The article quotes Autism Speaks Executive Vice President Lisa Goring. ... More...

Tech Startup in NYC Employs Adults with Autism

(July 23, 2014) - Business Insider recently profiled 35-year-old Mark Leslie. Mark is a computer programer in New York City who has an Asp... More...

Combating NIMBYism: Not in My Back Yard

What does “Not in My Back Yard (NIMBY)” mean?

NIMBYism is a term that is used to describe opposition from neighbors to the development or acquisition of a group home occupied by individuals with special needs. ... More...

Thank You Mr. Mayor!

Mayor Noam Bramson published a post on his website titled, "Child, Home, Neighborhood, Community & Conscience" where he adresses his c... More...

Three New Employment Tools for the Autism Community

As addendums to the Autism Speaks Employment Tool Kit, we have created three new tools to help adults with autism as ... More...

Housing Complex for Adults with Autism Opens in Phoenix

A newly-refurbished apartment building in Phoneix, Ariz., will give adults with autism a chance to live more independent lives. The year-long project was undertaken by the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, First Place AZ and the Found... More...

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