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Transition Age

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.

May 21, 2015

A briefing sponsored by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was held on Elopement in Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The briefing addressed the dangers of wandering and the need for federal resources that could come from passing Avonte’s Law Act of 2015.

May 15, 2015

Studies find delays in how brain processes danger vs safety in adults with autism; implications for tailored interventions for anxiety

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 13, 2015

Autism Speaks latest tool kit is designed to help young adults and adults with autism who suspect they may have autism, as well as those recently diagnosed with the disorder.

May 12, 2015

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

May 11, 2015

"Fifty percent of our population is prone to wandering," Naeder told CBS. "And it's not scientific, but my point of view is that the other 50 percent just haven't wandered yet."