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Articles tagged: Adulthood


The savvy professor’s guide to accommodating students with disabilities

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Drexel Autism Support Program Director Amy Edwards offers tips on diplomatically directing students with autism towards helpful campus resources.

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Autism Institute staffer Katherine Sand reviews Netflix's show featuring a boy on the autism spectrum in anticipation of season two.

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Adrienne Walls

Adrienne Walls, Future Supervisor

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Adrienne Walls is one of six students with autism who completed Project SEARCH internships at Drexel University and were ultimately placed in full-time employment at the Philadelphia International Airport.

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Yasom Davis EAC

From Project SEARCH to the Philadelphia Airport: Yasom Davis's Story

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Yasom Davis went from autism diagnosis at age 3 to completing a Project SEARCH internship as a high school student. Now, he's a full-time employee at the Philadelphia Airport.

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Driven to Improve Adult Lives

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Dr. Paul Shattuck’s research seeks to understand the service needs of adults with autism, and the range of health and social outcomes they typically experience.

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Youth with Autism work with Student Conservation Association

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A new collaboration with Drexel University enabled youth with autism to participate in the Student Conservation Association's Philadelphia area crews – something that has never been done before.

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Jackie Abrams

Eagles Autism Challenge: Passion for Helping Fuels Drexel Staff Member's Participation

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Jackie Abrams's passion for transition services drives her to bike and fundraise for the Eagles Autism Challenge on May 19.

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Measuring Outcomes for Youth with Autism After High School

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Dr. Sosnowy and her team asked young adults on the spectrum, as well as their parents, about their experiences transitioning out of high school, current activities, hopes and expectations for the future. Here's what they learned.

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