Defying the odds, a teen with autism who was once in a self-contained classroom and relied on a one-to-one aide is graduating high school as his class valedictorian.
A transition program offering intensive, specialized on-the-job training for young people with autism is proving highly effective at helping individuals land jobs.
A virtual reality program based on software originally used to train FBI agents is showing promise in helping adults with autism learn to excel at job interviews, researchers say.
An MTV documentary is taking a personal look at the path to adulthood through the lens of two brothers with autism.
An international software giant that’s looking to tap the unique talents of those with autism is taking on its first group of American employees on the spectrum.
Placing adults with autism in more independent work environments may actually help alleviate symptoms of the developmental disorder, researchers say.
In an effort to teach job skills to young people with autism, a new program in Texas is turning to dogs.
Families are facing limited housing options as an increasing number of individuals with autism enter adulthood, a new survey suggests.
Amid a push to find jobs that people with autism excel at, a new study suggests that those on the spectrum may have an edge when it comes to spotting dangerous items in airport baggage.
A documentary following a special-education teacher as she prepares her students with autism to leave high school and enter adult life is set for its national television debut.
Young adults with autism are more likely to live with their parents and least likely to live independently after high school as compared to those with other disabilities, researchers say.
When offered intensive, specialized training, a new study finds that young people with autism — even those with challenging behaviors — can be highly successful on the job.
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.