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The Gift of Mark

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

Twenty years ago, a young man from Ireland standing over seven feet tall walked through our front door. His name was... 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...

Inclusion into Life in Peru

Posted by Andy Shih, PhD, Autism Speaks senior vice p... More...

Business Perspective: Asbury Automotive Group

My name is Melissa with Asbury Automotive Group, and I wanted to update you on our progress with Asbury’s new café concept, Café Blends: Blending... More...

NIH Project SEARCH: Strengthening Our Workplace & Community

As part of our National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) series, the theme for this week is “Collaborative Public & Private Partnerships for ... More...

Catching Up With Pure Vision Arts

This blog post is by Penelope Anderson, Administrative Assistant. Penelope has worked with non-profit organizations for over 20 years and joined Pure Vision Arts in 2009. A couture and children’s clothing designer, she has volunteered wi... More...

Videoblog: Peter Gerhardt at the National Conference

Meeting the Needs of Adolescents and Adults with Autism: Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D., educational director of the McCarton Uppe... More...

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