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Gaming the System? Blocks to Employment for Adults with Autism

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May 22, 2019 (As the AutismOne Conference gets going in Chicago today. It sometimes seems that efforts to increase autism awareness are no longer necessary. As the numbers continue to climb—it’s now estimated that 1 in every 36 American children … Continue reading

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What Now? Life as an Adult on the Autism Spectrum

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January 29, 2018 My baby turns 18 in a few days. I should be getting prepared for life as an “empty-nester.” Not for this mom, though. You see, my oldest son is just shy of his 20th birthday; before you … Continue reading

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Legal Guardianshit: What Parents of Adults with Autism Need to Know

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October 28, 2016 If you have a child with autism, you may be wondering what happens when my child turns 18 and becomes a legal adult? What if they cannot make their own medical and financial decisions or read beyond … Continue reading

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When the Yellow School Bus Stops Coming: Brookwood Community

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What will you do when the yellow school bus stops coming to pick up your special-needs child? That is a big question, and many of us wait far too long to begin thinking of what the answer might be. Some … Continue reading

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