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Adults with Autism

April 15, 2013

Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice invites Autism Speaks families, researchers and supporters to hear its latest podcast: “Outcomes in adults with autism spectrum disorders: a historical perspective.”

January 31, 2013

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 are among the highest rated in the state. The agency says the deficiencies discovered by inspectors were "promptly addressed and approved."

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AutismSpeaks.org Will Feature Month-long Series of Live Expert Chats, Blog Posts and News Stories on Different Employment Topics;

To kick off National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Autism Speaks today released a summary of an intensive two-day think tank t

October 02, 2012

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

August 22, 2012

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 delivery, anywhere in the city of Edmonton, for $10. Possible deliveries include mail, parcels, tailoring, dry-cleaning and other errand-running, and Anthony is open to suggestions from others.

Autism Speaks announced that it has awarded $450,000 in grants for two projects focused on developing independent functioning and incre

March 01, 2012

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 functioning and increased participation in community life for individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). They are the largest Family Services grants funded by Autism Speaks to date, focused on creating specific tools and resources to enhance the lives of adolescents and adults living with autism.