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Leslie Long

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.

December 02, 2015

Autism Speaks Vice President of Adult Services Leslie Long appeared on the "Different is Beautiful Show," hosted by Kerry Magro, to discuss her role with the organization and the resources available from Autism Speaks to help support adults on the spectrum.

November 16, 2015

A recently released report from Rutgers University found that providing adults with autism with access to transportation will increase opportunities for independence and community integration

November 09, 2015

There is simply not enough funding for services and supports to meet the needs of the rising number of adults with autism in the United States. Autism Speaks is offering up $150,000 in prize money to help find solutions.

May 07, 2015

Joseph Erbentraut reports in the Huffington Post today about four large businesses that are leading the field of autism employment.

June 17, 2014

Today's article features two adults with Asperger Syndrome and highlights the struggles adults with autism face finding employment.