Autism POVs: Jack's Transition to Adulthood

In this episode, we’ll talk about a very important phase of life for young people with autism – the transition to adulthood. It’s recommended that families start planning for this important transition when their children are 14 years old.

We’ll speak to an expert to bring you more important tips and information. You’ll also learn about an incredible young man who is nearing adulthood and working hard to prepare. 16-year-old Jack Ursitti has autism and is mostly nonverbal – he communicates with his iPad.

We’re also excited to tell you about a new partnership between Autism Speaks and Gillette TREO, the first razor designed with caregivers in mind.

View a transcript of this episode.

Subscribe at the below platforms to get new episodes as they are released:

Google Play


Apple Podcasts

Resources related to this episode:

Our Autism Response Team (ART) is specially trained to connect people with autism, their families, and caretakers to information, tools, and resources.

Get in Touch with ART

We're Here to Help Chat with Us
Autism Response Team Chat
There are no available agents at the moment.

You can also reach the Autism Response Team by phone or email: 888-288-4762, en Espanol 888-772-7050, or