*Adults with Autism

7% Disability Hiring Goal Set for Federal Contracts

HOUSTON (August 29, 2013) -- Contractors who bid on federal contracts funded by taxpayer dollars will have to step up their efforts to recruit workers with disabilities, under a new policy announced by Vice President Joe Biden. Ac... More...

NGA Issues Blueprint for Employing People with Disabilities

MILWAUKEE (August 5, 2013) -- The National Governors Association (NGA) issued A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities, an initiative by Delaware Gov. Ja... More...

Employment Tool Kit

Autism Speaks would like to help you with your employment search by giving you tools and tips while you look for a job.

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Harkin Calls for 25% Growth In U.S. Disability Workforce

WASHINGTON, DC (February 27, 2013) -- Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) called for the U.S, disability workforce to grow 25 percent, to six million, by 2015 during a special hearing yesterday of the Senate Health, Education, Labor ... More...

Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA) Launches AFAA Applauds

Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA) has launched AFAA Applauds, a national recognition initiative highlighting the most promising support programs in the U.S. for adults living with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). By spotlighting suc... More...

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)!                             &nbs... More...

Adult Services

New! We have established 2 new networking groups on LinkedIn - to connect members of the community around specific adult-related issues. Please join us! ... More...

Adults with Autism in the News

New! We have established 2 new networking groups on LinkedIn - to connect members of the community around specific adult-related issues. Please join us! ... More...

Adult Services Office Hours

Leslie Long and Dave Kearon will be holding our monthly Adult Services Office Hours this Thursday (7/12) from 6-7pm EST!  Please join the discussion about housing, employment, Medicaid and any other questions you may have about adults living ... More...

Housing and Residential Supports

New! We have established 2 new networking groups on LinkedIn - to connect members of the community around specific adult-related issues. Please join us!

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