Adults with Autism

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...

A Caregiver's Advice to Families: Open the Door

This blog post is by Mark Ellis, a staff member at Another Step and an honorary member of the Dyer Family. He recently took a trip to... More...

Autism, Special Needs, and the Quest to find a Job

John Elder Robison is an adult with autism, and the parent of an adult son with autism.  He serves on the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee of the US Department if Health and Human Servic... More...

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