Adults with Autism

Raising Expectations for Supported Employment

This post is by Jay Lytton, an adult with Asperger Syndrome.

 

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From Helplessness to Courage: A Sister's Story

Caroline McGraw is a would-be childhood paleontologist turned storyteller, digging for treasure in people with autism and intellectual disabilities (and empowering caregivers to do the same). Caroline blogs at ... More...

Christopher Chapman, A Face of Young Adults with Autism

This post is by Dee McVicker, of Exceptional Minds

Meet Christopher Chapman, the new face of young adults on the autism spectrum. He’s talented, involved and living life to its fullest potential as a student at  Exceptio... More...

ATC of Texas Home of the Month

 

“A child with autism grows up to be an adult with autism.” This saying is often repeated in the Autism Treatment Center’s classrooms, staff meetings, and homes. It serves as a stark reminde... More...

Holistic Approach toward Independence and Employment

This post is by Leigh Belcher, MS LPC, Director of Clinical Services at Triumph Services, Inc., Holly Brigman, M.Ed., CRC, NIC, Coordinator of Program Research and Evaluation at ... More...

Videoblog: Adults with Autism

Paul Shattuck thanks the Autism Speaks community for supporting research on adults with autism.

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Learn From My Mistakes

This is a blog post by Marianne Sullivan, RN, MN, the Assistant Director of National Outreach and Resources at Autism Speaks, and the mother of an adult with autism.

My son Hunter is a 20-year-old adult with autism. From age two wh... More...

Weekly Whirl - Focus on Adults

If anyone knows how hectic life can get – WE DO! That’s why we have created the Autism Speaks Weekly Whirl to fill you in on all of the highlights of the week! The last thing we want is for you to be left out of the loop! Please sh... More...

An Autism Dreams Letter

This blog post is by Nathan Young, self-advocate and founder of Autism Candles.

I have a dream to work an... More...

Remembering Katie Beckett

This post is by Leslie Long Director, Housing and Adult Services

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