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Autism Speaks' Leslie Long Featured on NPR Cape and Islands

February 21, 2014

On Thursday, February 20, Autism Speaks Director of Adult Services Leslie Long was featured along with other professionals on NPR Cape and Islands. Leslie discussed the challenges faced by adults with autism in finding housing and work.

During the 50-minute segment, Leslie discussed topics such as a parent-driven effort to create housing opportunities for adults with autism in Cape Cod and a bill that is currently in Committee in the Massachusetts State Legislature to promote housing creation for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Learn more about all of the resources Autism Speaks provides for young adults and adults with autism, including several related to housing and employment, here.