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Autism: When Autistic Children are No Longer Children

June 14, 2013

In this article, the Evening Sun illustrates the deficiencies in the adult services community and shows the struggle so many families face in obtaining appropriate supports. It includes the perspectives of a family whose services are being cut as their daughter turns 21, as well as service providers, and addresses the current state of adult services in Pennsylvania. 

To read the article, visit the Evening Sun.

Autism Speaks has an Adult Services team hard at work to provide resources and information to adults in the autism community. Check out our Housing and Employment resources to learn more about how to access housing and residential supports, and how to look for and maintain a job in the current job market.