Adults with Autism

Getting Evaluated for Autism as an Adult: Where to Go? Who to See?

“Our 6 year old has been diagnosed with autism, and I’d like to get evaluated, too. Problem is, I can’t find anyone who knows how to diagnose adults. All the tests seem to be designed for children.”... More...

Costs of Autism: A Call for a New Mindset of Investment and Innovation

Guest post by Paul Shattuck and Anne Roux.

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Newly Diagnosed Adult with Autism Seeks Therapy Advice

“I’m a newly diagnosed 47-year-old with autism. What kind of treatments can help me?”  

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Overcoming Challenges: My First Full Time Job

This guest blog is from Emily Walzak on her recent job experience. This blog will be one of several posted in October in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month! You can learn more about the campaign ... More...

Defining Myself

This blog post is from Devin Gerzof, a sophomore at Georgetown University from Long Island, New York. This summer, he interned with "Team Up!" for Autism Speaks in their New York City office. 

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Learning To Live Independently

This article is by Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro. Later this month you will find Kerry's piece available in our Post Secondary Education Toolkit coming out next week.

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A Corsage for Caroline

This post is by Liane Kupferberg Carter a mother of two adult sons, one of whom has autism and epilepsy. Liane is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in more than 40 publications. As a community activist, she has worked with b... More...

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