A leading software company, with offices in the United States and around the globe, is launching a strategic effort to hire people with autism in order to tap their unique talents.
Young adults with autism are often left out socially, with new research finding they are less likely to receive phone calls and invites from friends than even those with other disabilities.
In a what’s being billed as a first-of-its-kind approach, a new car wash is staffed almost entirely by people with autism and backers of the company are looking to take the model national.
A feature film debuting at movie theaters this week is giving big-screen attention to the desire among many with developmental disabilities for independence as they become adults.
MTV is putting a spotlight on the ups and downs facing those with disabilities as they transition to adulthood, with a documentary-style series following a 21-year-old with autism.
Six months of perfecting her interviewing skills will be put to the test this week when Alexis Wineman steps before the judges in her quest to become the first Miss America with autism.
It’s long been thought that people with autism permeate the science and technology fields. Now, new research suggests that there may be some truth to the theory.
Inclusion is often believed to be the best option for students with disabilities, but a new study calls into question whether or not the practice truly leads to better outcomes long term.
As a wave of kids with autism enter the transition stage, strikingly little is known about the best interventions for teens and young adults with the disorder, a new analysis finds.
It’s well established that early intervention can reap big rewards for kids with autism, but new research indicates teens are also capable of learning social skills and retaining them long-term.
Transition is proving especially difficult for those with autism as compared to other disabilities, with most on the spectrum struggling to move into the workforce or additional schooling.
Socialization is often a struggle for those with autism. Now, one adult on the spectrum is turning to the virtual world in the hopes of helping others like himself learn to cope.
A Los Angeles company is looking to offer software testing at rates competitive with firms in other countries. The kicker — they want to employ people with disabilities to make it happen.
A Texas nonprofit is tapping into the unique abilities of adults with autism by training them to make mobile apps and organizers say they hope to expand the program across the country.
A significant number of adults with developmental disabilities have no regular, daily activities, a situation that’s symptomatic of larger problems, new research indicates.