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Young Adults

January 22, 2015

A filmmaker in Georgia has cast actors with autism to portray teens with autism on the big screen, creating a truly authentic performance.

January 21, 2015

Gov. Terry McAuliffe granted a conditional pardon of Reginald "Neli" Latson on Tuesday, allowing the young adult with autism to be transferred to a secure treatment center in Florida.

December 29, 2014

John Dalen, 25, is a young man with autism who is finding success through selling energy bars he makes out of his home kitchen with his mother, Jane.

December 19, 2014

"Ballet is what saved my whole life," Martin-Nelson told FOX. "If I didn't have ballet, if I had never stepped in to that first ballet class, I probably would have never fully recovered."

December 17, 2014

Autism Speaks' partner, the Shafallah Center, is partnering with Qatar Airways to help employ young people with autism.

July 15, 2014

Autism Speaks-funded researcher Paul Shattuck addresses the "services cliff” that families face when kids with autism reach adulthood

June 17, 2014

Funded through an Autism Speaks grant to Autistic Global Initiative, 12-week online course trains family members and service providers.