SMILE Biscotti is a new business run by 22-year-old Matt Resnik. Matt was diagnosed with autism at age 2 and has limited verbal and social skills. He also enjoys consistency in his schedule which is what makes him great at baking say his parents, Rob and Denise.
Today's Detroit News highlighted programs in Michigan aimed at helping teens and young adults with ASD develop the work and life skills to become as self-sufficient as possible.
Four students from Exceptional Minds, a non-profit vocational center and animation studio for young adults on the autism spectrum, will appear in the end credits of the upcoming Hollywood film "American Hustle" for their skilled post-production work. The film, due out Dec. 18, is directed by Academy Award-nominated David O.
This fall, Autism Speaks was proud to host a series of Small Business Town Hall meetings in nine cities across the country. These interactive public forums were part of “Advancing the Role and Impact of Small Businesses in Employing Adults with Autism,” an Autism Speaks initiative funded by a generous grant from the Ireland Family Foundation.
On Monday evening, Autism Speaks held its 8th Small Business Town Hall meeting, hosted by the UM-NSU Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) at the University of Miami.
In an article entitled Creating Great Employees (Who Happen to Be Autistic), Forbes.com highlights the work of Specialisterne, a Danish company founded in 2004 by the father of a now teenager with autism.