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      1. Follow Your Passion I love flying! All my life I have been interested in anything aviation related: airports, travel, planes.
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    Follow Your Passion: 5 Steps to Finding the Best Career Match for a Young Adult with Autism

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    Topics: Autism & Transitions, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    With schools and learning centers staying closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus, families and students are finding themselves having to adapt to learning from home.
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    Free Resources for Families of Children With Autism and Other Special Needs During the Coronavirus

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    Topics: Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, COVID-19 Emergency Response, Infant/Toddler (0-3), Elementary (4-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-21), Parents, Adult (22+), Articles

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    Individuals with autism too often have been underrepresented and discriminated against in employment. A 2017 report from Drexel University found that only 14 percent of adults with autism held paid jobs in their..
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    Top Work Places Supporting Adults with Autism

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    Topics: Autism & Transitions, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Parents, Adult (22+), Articles

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    Young Adulthood on the Spectrum: An Interview with a Friend

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    Topics: Autism & Transitions, First Person Autism, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Language Builder ARIS Complete Autism Curriculum

    Advice for entering the job world It is common knowledge that people with disabilities tend to experience higher rates of unemployment and underemployment. Many employers seem to be unwilling to give disabled..
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    Work Environments, Adjustments for Employees with Autism

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    Topics: About Autism, Autism & Transitions, First Person Autism, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Although many students with autism possess incredible talents and abilities, especially related to spatial reasoning, only about 10 to 20 percent of adults with autism are employed (Born, 2011; Kavilanz, 2016)...
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    A New Education: Teaching Coding to Students with Autism

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    Topics: Autism Technology, Autism & Career Options, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    An Autistic Woman Explains Common Autism Characteristics and Misconceptions Basics- What is autism? Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder. It is a condition that affects every part of a person’s life. Autism is..
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    Autism Explained

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    Topics: About Autism, First Person Autism, Parents, Adult (22+), Articles

    Whenever I sit down to write a new blog entry, I mentally acknowledge the importance of self-advocacy in the lives of people with autism. It is vital that we tell others how we are feeling and what we are thinking, so..
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    Book Review: The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

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    Topics: First Person Autism, Parents, Adult (22+), Articles

    Tips and Strategies for Transitioning to College with Autism Of the roughly 50,000 young Americans with autism who graduate from high school each year, less than 7,000 end up with a college degree (Wei et al 2015). This..
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    Transition: A Guide to College Readiness and Applications for Students with Autism

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    Topics: Inclusive Education, Autism & Transitions, Advice for Parents and Caregivers, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Finding a Job that Matches Your Skills Many people struggle with finding a job and establishing a career for themselves. In addition, there are often multiple applicants for only one job vacancy, which can be..
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    Career Choices for People with Autism: First Hand Advice

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    First Hand Experiences of Being a Student with Autism As an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder, I have found myself reflecting on both the challenges and strengths that my differences have brought me. On one hand,..
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    My Thoughts on School Experiences and Being on the Autism Spectrum

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    Topics: First Person Autism, Young Adult (18-21), Adult (22+), Articles

    Are you still on the fence about letting your child use an iPad or other mobile technologies?  The latest survey by Common Sense Media shows that even since their last survey two years ago, media habits of children have..
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    Blending Hands-On and Digital Learning Part 3

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    Topics: Blending Hands-on & Digital Activities, Parents, Adult (22+), Articles