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June 18, 2015

Three U.S. senators today introduced bipartisan legislation that would increase opportunities for Americans with disabilities to obtain employment, increase productivity and gain independence.

June 16, 2015

“There is a tremendous need for expanded access to resources for the autism community," said Lisa Goring of Autism Speaks. "This was a great opportunity to arm individuals with autism, their family members, friends and service providers with the information they need to successfully advocate for these critical services and supports.”

June 15, 2015

At Autism Speaks we’ve seen several stories of people with autism finding success in employment. With the April launch of Autism Speaks new job portal, we wanted to spotlight a few inspiring stories of people with autism who've found employment today!

June 12, 2015

Drivers in Alabama who have been diagnosed with autism can now carry around a special identification card to communicate with police and others, says an article in the local NBC news affiliate.

June 08, 2015

“This wonderful school that is going to give that group of kids an opportunity to live their dreams with dignity and purpose … only works if there are companies that are going to support these graduates,”

June 04, 2015

The Kessler Foundation Employment Survey released the results of the first national survey to examine the workplace experiences of people with disabilities and identify successful strategies that people with disabilities have used to find and maintain employment.

May 29, 2015

The Advocates is a 12-person cover band consisting of performers with various mental disabilities from Stockton, Calif.

May 27, 2015

The majority of adults with autism are unemployed, yet have great potential to make a positive impact in the workplace across many fields. highlights the entrepreneurs working to solve this problem and asks them to share their experiences and the lessons they've learned employing individuals on the spectrum.