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First study on adult drivers with autism reveals self-perceived challenges and self-imposed limits; can tailored driver education help?
June 30, 2014

 

As the number of adults with autism rapidly grows, a new study suggests a range of self-reported difficulties that might be addressed by tailored training to support safe driving – a key to independence for many adults.

Autism Speaks showcases businesses successfully employing adults with autism; spreading the word about great workers, special talents
March 05, 2014

The second day of the 2014 Autism Speaks Autism Investment Conference closed with a focus on the need for more employment opportunities for teens and adults with autism.

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.