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Helping Teens with Autism Succeed in High School and Beyond

Researchers develop strategies for educating teens with autism under Common Core State Standards; preparing for postsecondary success
March 20, 2014

Researchers at the University of North Carolina have published guidelines for helping high-schoolers with autism meet Common Core State Standards, with the promise of boosting prospects for college and employment.

Make a Burger, Make a Friend

Event Builds Friendship Among Teens & Autistc Teens

September 08, 2013

Suncoast High School Culinary Club, BurgerFi, and Autism Speaks partnered together on Sept. 7, to create an afternoon for teens and teens on the autism spectrum to break down social barriers, foster friendships and build gourmet burgers – together.

Choosing from more than 20 gourmet toppings, members of the Suncoast High School Culinary Club worked alongside teens on the autism spectrum to create their own gourmet burgers. The group then shared their burgers together, enjoying each other’s company and learning more about the each other and autism.