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In this post, autism mom and blogger Kim McCafferty, who has a 12-year-old son on the spectrum, talks about her worries for her son's future. She recently learned about Autism Speaks housing initiative in her state and feels more positive. "I believe with a lot of planning and support from Autism Speaks, we can make this dream come true."


Today Drexel University released the first comprehensive report that describes what happens to youth on the spectrum between high school and their early 20s. Dr. Paul Shattuck shares his thoughts: "These statistics put numbers behind the stories we often hear from families describing the challenges of entering adulthood - often without help."