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July 20, 2016

National research and policy updates on adult support, interventions for anxiety, inflexible behavior, severe self-injury and more

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June 14, 2016

The article features Doug Williams, CEO of suit-maker Hart Schaffner Marx and the father of a young man with autism. The 130-year-old suit company is opening its doors to employees with autism. With the help of the organization Autism Workforce, Hart Schaffner Marx has made a few accommodations to help these employees meet their potential.

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May 31, 2016

Last week, Ford Motor Company announced that it will begin a pilot program to help train individuals with autism in the workplace, in partnership with the Autism Alliance of Michigan.

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May 19, 2016

The article, which features Autism Speaks' job portal TheSpectrumCareers.com, and Autism Speaks Vice President of Adult Services Leslie Long, says that employers are finding that autism can be an asset in the workplace. The article is based on a report that aired on NPR's All Things Considered.

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May 18, 2016

Last weekend, Autism Speaks hosted a Transition Town Hall in New Jersey. “Together, we have to be vigilant and united in our support to put a focus on transitioning youth and adult services, so that children with autism are able to fulfill their God-given potential and become successful, independent adults,” said special guest Senator Bob Menendez.

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May 13, 2016

Today at IMFAR, Paul Shattuck challenged scientists and their funders to rethink how we ensure that autism research is improving lives

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May 05, 2016

Graduates of the Exceptional Minds program have helped work on films such as Mockingjay Part 2, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.

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