Young Adults

Autism’s ‘Aging Out’ Crisis

The following excerpt is from “Aging Out,” as published in Excel: The Research Magazine of Drexel University. Paul Shattuck’s continuing research on factors that promote successful outcomes for young adults with auti... More...

Online Course for Caregivers of Adults with Autism to Begin Next Week!

(June 17, 2014) - The fourth round of the AGI Residentia... 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...

Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide

The Postsecondary Educational Opportunities Guide is designed to ... More...

Brian & Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund

In January 2014, Autism Speaks was thrilled to announce the eleven recipients of the inaugural Brian & Patricia Kelly Postsecondary Scholarship Fund. A total of $249,000 has been awarded to institutions and programs including two- and four-... More...

Postsecondary Education Resources

The Achieve Degree at The Sage Colleges  A four-year online bachelors program for “nontraditional” students such as those with ASD. Structured course program which re... More...

Adults with Autism

Autism Speaks Adult Services Resources Adults living with autism often have difficulty finding information about programs and supports that would allow them to live as independently as possible. Autism Speaks Housing and Ad... More...

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