A 2016 study conducted in Sweden found that the risk of substance use-related problems was highest in individuals with Autism. Additionally, the risk extends to family which suggests a genetic or environmental liability. The study looked at 26,986 autistic individuals and 96,577... Read More
Project Co-Lead Stephen Shore shares his views on accepting with people on the autism spectrum in his discussion of the “3 A’s of Autism”. In keeping those 3 A’s of Autism in mind what can we do to increase Awareness, Acceptance, and... Read More
Project Co-Lead Anita Lesko was invited to share her story as an adult with autism at the United Nations on Friday March 31 for World Autism Day. The focus of the UN in 2017 is Autonomy & Self Determination.
Project Lead Teal Benevides was interviewed by ABC news WAJB’s Brad Means in Augusta, GA. Her interview highlights the need for communities to recognize the strengths that adults with autism bring, and the responsibility of our society to address the needs. “When... Read More
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