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September 21, 2015

The South Florida chapter of Autism Speaks and Broward College partnered to bring crucial information about adult services and resources to the community. This Town Hall focused on the critical resources that impact some of the most important, but often overlooked, facets of adult life – including healthcare, financial planning and legal concerns.

September 23, 2015

Through a partnership between Autism Speaks and JetBlue Airways, over 600 people in the autism community were able to walk through the airport experience in a fun and realistic setting by participating in Blue Horizons for Autism events at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, NY, and Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, CA.

September 11, 2015

On a balmy Tuesday night, the Southern California Chapter of Autism Speaks joined Surf City Nights to host an Autism Safety Fair for people with autism, families and thousands of people who stopped by the Autism Speaks booth to learn more about autism.

September 09, 2015

Almost 100 individuals with autism, their parents, local service providers and educators attended the Transition Town Hall at Metro School in Charlotte. Those in attendance visited with local autism service providers; heard from local experts about how to prepare for a transition plan; and received information and resources.

January 06, 2016

Two expert-led 12-week courses from Houlton Institute are set to begin Monday, January 11. The BILT course teaches the skills and tools necessary to support the daily living needs of young adults and adults with autism. The Transition course will help you navigate the path to adulthood. Access your course when it's most convenient for you!

September 06, 2015

Author Eli Gottlieb describes his experience navigating transition services for his brother who has autism in the opinion section of the New York Times.

August 31, 2015

In response to a growing concern about our loved ones with autism and their safety, Autism Speaks Georgia, in partnership with the Cobb County Safety Village, offered a two-part safety experience over the weekend for first responders, local autism organizations and families in the metro Atlanta area.