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April 20, 2017

New York State Assembly Social Services Chair Andrew Hevesi (A.D. 28) announced on April 10 the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate voted to release $1 billion for the development of supportive housing in the next five years. Supportive housing is especially helpful for people living with disabilities such as autism.

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April 04, 2017

Nearly all high school youth with autism spectrum disorder who participated in an intensive job skills program gained and maintained meaningful part-time employment after graduation, according to a study by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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December 13, 2016

The Identifor Companion app uses a human avatar named Abby to help young adults and adults with autism when parents, teachers, and aides are no longer around to answer questions and help with various needs throughout the day.

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September 08, 2016

New options for career-seekers with autism and for small businesses searching for talent

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August 11, 2016

Adults with autism were the focus of a two-part series this week on PBS News Hour. Part one highlighted the need to teach adults the skills that will allow them to become contributing members of their communities. The second part focused on Matt Resnik, a young man with autism, and his parents' efforts to secure a fulfilling future for him.

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