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Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism

Programs in CA, CT, NJ, NY Selected as National Models

Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA) has selected the inaugural winners of AFAA Applauds, a national initiative recognizing

January 29, 2013

(Autism Speaks is the managing partner of Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA), a national consortium of organizations seeking to create meaningful futures for adults with autism that include homes, jobs, recreation, friends, and supportive communities.) 

Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA) has selected the inaugural winners of AFAA Applauds, a national initiative recognizing innovative, high-quality support programs for adults living with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

October 17, 2012

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 successful programs, AFAA plans to promote promising practices, innovative approaches and awareness about ASDs and adult concerns.

Autism Speaks has named Leslie Long, a long-time advocate on behalf of adolescents and adults with autism, as its first director of ho

July 21, 2011

New York, N.Y. (July 21, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, has named Leslie Long, a long-time advocate on behalf of adolescents and adults with autism, as its first director of housing and adult services.