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May 19, 2016

The article, which features Autism Speaks' job portal, 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.

May 03, 2016

The 2016 National Autism Indicators Report from Drexel University found that while an increasing number of people with autism are applying to Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) for services, only 60% are employed when they exit VR, and the majority of those receiving vocational supports earned wages that placed them below the federal poverty line.

April 26, 2016

The Bipartisan Disability Caucus recently hosted a briefing on the importance of employment for individuals with disabilities with colleagues from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and the Department of Labor.

February 25, 2016

The Food for Good Thought job placement agency and bakery in Columbus, Ohio, was founded by Dr. Audrey Todd as a way to provide an opportunity for her son to flourish as an adult.

January 29, 2016

The day's headline's from around the autism community.

January 26, 2016

On Saturday, January 16, the Georgia chapter of Autism Speaks hosted an Employment Town Hall, the second of an Adult Services Town Hall series in the area.

January 11, 2016

"They’re loyal and diligent and are a lower turnover risk..."