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May 14, 2015

A article written by the father of an 8th grader with autism looks into how high schools do not properly prepare students on the spectrum for college, and also highlights what can be done to help fix the problem.

May 12, 2015

In recent years, the number of young adults with autism seeking educational advancement and career opportunities has risen sharply.

April 21, 2015

The United Negro College Fund, Autism Speaks and Autism Speaks Global Ambassador Toni Braxton, along with her son Diezel, have partnered to present a $10,000 scholarship to a student with autism at UNCF's An Evening of Stars.

August 01, 2014

Forbes discusses the rise of the numbers of adults with autism and how this has led to colleges focusing on autism programs.

May 12, 2014

A post from the Interactive Autism Network discusses the difficulties individuals with autism face pursuing postsecondary education.

April 29, 2014

Autism program at Kent State University now has 25 participants, up from five a few years ago.