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Town Halls on Adult Services

August 13, 2015

Families, autism service providers and individuals with autism from around central Florida gathered together to discuss concerns about the transition to adulthood. “Families should be engaged in preparing their child for independent living, before they need it,” said one panelist.

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April 28, 2015

Last night saw the continuation of the national series of Adult Services Town Halls focused on Housing and Residential Services at Washington University in St. Louis. About 100 attendees joined Autism Speaks to learn more about local resources and supports for adults with autism.

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March 25, 2015

Individuals with autism, family members, service providers and experts came together last night at the College of the Holy Cross to discuss the current state of adult services, specifically in the area of housing and residential supports, as well as what needs to be done to expand resources for this growing population.

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March 06, 2015

The Autism Speaks series of Town Halls on Adult Services focused on housing and residential supports continued last night at the Children's Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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February 11, 2015

Last night saw the continuation of the national series of Adult Services Town Halls focused on Housing and Residential Services. Last night’s event was cosponsored by Chimes and held on the campus of George Washington University in downtown DC.

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January 19, 2015

As the national series continues, the tenth Adult Services Town Halls focused on Housing and Residential Services was held at Kennesaw State University Friday evening. Just shy of two hundred residents from the metro Atlanta area and beyond came together to discuss adult services for those with autism.

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December 17, 2014

Last night, individuals with autism, families, advocates and professionals in the Milwaukee area came together to discuss the many facets of adult life.

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December 05, 2014

Phoenix was the second to last site for the 2014 Autism Speaks Town Halls on Adult Services, but as the night went along, it became clear that these conversations must continue.

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