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Family Services Community Grant recipient Have Dreams worked to develop an ‘iresume’ or digital resume that could be used to effectively demonstrate each individual’s vocational strengths by allowing potential employers to actively observe an individual performing job related skills.

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In this post, Autism Speaks Director of Adult Services Dave Kearon talks about why this exciting new tool was developed and how it will open the doors to opportunities not just to individuals with autism, but to the business organizations that employ them.

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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."

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Family Services Community Grant recipient LaGrange Area Department of Special Education has developed a teacher manual to train teachers to provide social lessons and computer work sets to students and young adults with autism so they can thrive in the workplace, both socially and successfully!

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Growing Solutions Farm on Chicago’s west side was started in June to employ young adults in growing, tending and harvesting plants. The organization is one of four finalists in a contest to win $7,000! We'd Be Thankful for Your Votes!

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In this post, Denise Resnik discusses her son Matt's experiences creating a home bakery business named SMILE Biscotti.

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Organization's goal is to prove to the world that young adults with autism can perform highly skilled visual effects, animation work.

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A mother talks about her obstacles and successes with her 23-year-old son with autism and how he landed a job at Home Depot.

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