Adults

Autistic Adult Lance Rice Follows His Dream

On July 8, 2013, Lance's Brewery Tour stopped at Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Kerry Magro of Autism Speaks sat down with Lance and Aaron to discuss the project, Lance's inspiring triumphs and personal growth throughout the t... More...

Autism: When Autistic Children are No Longer Children

In this article, the Evening Sun illustrates the deficiencies in the adult se... More...

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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The Katie Show Recap of 'Living With Autism & Amazing Acts of Love'

On Thursday, May 30th, the Katie Show spotlighted living with autism in an episode titled, ‘Living ... 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...

Teens with Autism Lack Healthcare Transition Services

Study finds young people with autism half as likely to receive healthcare transition support as those with other longterm medical needs

 

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Tune-in to Fox 29 for Special on Services for Adults with Autism

Tune-in to Fox 29 in Philadelphia tonight, February 8, at 10:00 pm for a special report on services for adults with autism featuring Leslie Long, director of adult services at Autism Speaks.

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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...

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