Transition

Autism Speaks Releases Assessment Tool for Transition-Aged Youth

New York, N.Y. (June 30, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today released its Community-based Skills Assessment, a new transition assessment tool to help parents and professionals ... More...

Autism Speaks to Host Resource Fair and Family Fun Day May 17, 2014 at Kimball Farm in Westford, MA

Boston, MA (May 13, 2014)– The Greater Boston Community of Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is partnering with Kimball Farm to host their 2nd Annual Resource Fair and Family Fun Da... More...

The Problem with "Age-Appropriate"

This post is by Liane Kupferberg Carter, a mother of two adults. Her son Mickey has autism. Liane is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in more than 40 publications. As a community activist, she has worked with both national ... More...

Autism Speaks Awards First-Ever Scholarship Grants to Postsecondary Education Programs

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 15, 2014) — Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the recipients of its inaugural ... More...

Programs in Michigan Helps Students Prepare for Life After High School

Today's Detroit News highlighted programs in Michigan aimed at helping teens and young ... More...

Brian & Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund Recipients 2013

Autism Speaks is proud to award $249,000 to 11 postsecondary institutions through the Brian and Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund. Funds were awarded to four-year colleges, two-year colleges, vocational programs and transition programs... More...

Students with Autism from Animation Studio Landing Gigs in Hollywood

Four students from Exceptional Minds, a non-profit vocational... More...

More and More Colleges Enrolling Students with Disabilities

An article in today's Detroit Legal News discussed ... More...

New Studies Emphasize Lack of Services for Young Adults with Autism

Two new studies released this week provide insight into the lack of services and opport... More...

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