This is a post by Dave Kearon and Leslie Long of the Adult Services team at Autism Speaks. Last week, Extraordinary Ventures held a conference in Chapel Hill, NC to recap last year's Small Business Initiative and discuss next steps to continue our mission in 2014.
Last year, the Celgene Corporation donated over 300 gently used iPads to Autism Speaks. As our focus on adult services continues to grow, we decided to donate the iPads to programs serving adults with autism. We sent the iPads to our field offices around the country to distribute them in person to organizations in their local communities.
This post is by Dave Kearon, assistant director of Adult Services for Autism Speaks.
This is a blog post by Leslie Long, Autism Speaks Director of Adult Services. Leslie was present for the opening of Airmount Woods, a new nine-unit housing complex in New Jersey that is the first in the state to be specifically designed as a residence for adults with autism.
This is a post by Johanna Schaaf, Deputy Director, Supports For Living at Elwyn, a human services organization serving disabled and disadvantaged individuals for over 160 years.
This is a blog post by Leslie Long, Autism Speaks Director of Adult Services. Leslie recently attended a meeting of residential service providers and here she stresses the importance of securing residential services for young adults and adults with autism.