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Articles tagged: Adulthood

classroom

The savvy professor’s guide to accommodating students with disabilities

Oct 03, 2018

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

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Atypical

Jul 10, 2018

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

Apr 11, 2018

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

Apr 11, 2018

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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shattuck

Driven to Improve Adult Lives

Apr 11, 2018

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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in the field

Youth with Autism work with Student Conservation Association

Apr 11, 2018

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

Apr 11, 2018

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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adults

Measuring Outcomes for Youth with Autism After High School

Apr 11, 2018

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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