Adults with Autism

People with Autism in Demand by Employers

People with autism are becoming increasingly more in demand by employers seeking a 'competitive advantage.' SAP, a German computer software company, recently launched a recruitment for people with autism to test their products.  

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Tune-In: Katie Couric 'Living With Autism' Airs Today

Tune in on Thursday, May 30th to the Katie Show when living with autism is spotlighted. This is a very personal episode for Katie, as she speaks to individuals living with autism and... More...

Staten Island Group Home Abuse Allegations

Community Resources, a group home in Staten Island, has been reported to New York State for abuse as well as 'serious deficiencies".

Community Resources declined request for an interview, but in a statement says their group homes a... More...

Mounting Evidence of Critical Need for Adult Transition Support

Young adults with autism less likely than any other disability group to be employed or enrolled in higher education 

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Autism Speaks Releases New Employment Think Tank Report as National Disability Employment Awareness Month Begins

Many adults with autism unemployed or underemployed, think tank report offers solutions ... More...

Autistic Edmonton man warming hearts with launch of delivery business

Anthony Barrett is a 24-year-old man with autism who lives in Edmonton, Canada. Anthony At Your Service is a Monday-to-Friday service that will deliver anything that can fit in a car and that Anthony can lift. They promise next-day deliv... More...

Autism Speaks Awards $450,000 in Grants for Two Programs to Encourage Independent Living, Increased Community Participation

NEW YORK, NY (March 1, 2012)– Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism advocacy and science organization, today announced that it has awarded $450,000 in grants for two projects focused on developing independent funct... More...

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