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A Future Full of Purpose and Dignity for Adults with Autism

Over the coming decade, 500,000 individuals with autism will leave school and enter adulthood. This is in addition to the millions of adults with autism who already live throughout the United States. Many of these individuals will need to acce... More...

Actor on the Spectrum Brings Awareness to the Stage

Andrew Duff is a 23-year-old who has recently acted in a workshop of Square Peg Round Hole, a play that explores the spectrum and how it affects those bot... More...

Chad Secures a Trial Run on the Job!

On the last episode of MTV's World of Jenks Chad finds himself having graduated high school and in search of a job and future plans. It was a... More...

The Story of Luke

This blog post is by Leslie Long, Director of Housing and Adults Services. She reviewed the award winning The Story of Luke, a comedy starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Seth Green, Cary Elwes and Kristin Bauer about a young man with autism... More...

John: An Employment Success in His Own Words

A Conversation with John Taylor, Family Services Database Coordinator at Autism Speaks. Please check out our Employment Tool Kit ... More...

Chad Faces His Transition Fears on MTV's 'World of Jenks'

Last night on MTV's World of Jenks, Chad faces his fears of high school graduation.

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25 Things About Growing Up With Autism - The Sibling Redux

This blog post is by Ali Dyer, the Social Marketing Manager at Autism Speaks. Her older brother Jeff has autism. 

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The Days In Between

This post is by Lena Rivkin, MFA, is an artist and graphologist living in Los Angeles. She has an adult brother named Phillip who has autism. 

I sometimes wonder if my brother and I are single-handedly keeping the pr... More...

OREOS - A New Currency

Annie Lubliner Lehmann, a freelance writer for more than twenty-five years, has published articles in many newspapers and magazines including the New York Times and Detroit Free Press. Her most recent book, ... More...

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