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Transition to Adulthood

Connecting Businesses to a Neurodiverse Workforce

Jul 27, 2020


Twenty-five students enrolled in the School District of Philadelphia’s School-to-Work Transition Programs gathered virtually on July 2nd to hear from the first of many excited and experienced business leaders as part of this summer’s Extended School Year program.

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A year in review - Top media mentions of 2016

Dec 20, 2016

Wavy road

As the end of 2016 rapidly approaches, we take a moment to look back on the highlights of media mentions of our Life Course Outcomes work this year.

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Reporting on Vocational Rehabilitation

May 03, 2016

Vocational Rehabilition Cover

How do people with autism interact with the Vocational Rehabilitation system to find employment? Read the latest from the LCO director about our new in-depth report.

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What we need to know about young adulthood and autism - Lessons from Framingham

Dec 15, 2015


The Framingham Study revolutionized heart disease prevention by identifying common risk factors. It's time for a similar longitudinal study on autism.

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Indicators of Adulthood: Measuring Up

Oct 14, 2015

Autistic adult Lydia Wayman talks about how she measures up to the indicators of adulthood.

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Rethinking Innovation and Investment in Autism Services

Sep 23, 2015

stack of coins

Resources to fund autism research are not limitless. It's time to collect and use information, as any sound business would do, to inform a new conversation about innovation and investment.

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What Does it Mean to be an Adult on the Spectrum?

Aug 31, 2015

Lydia Wayman

Lydia Wayman was diagnosed with autism at the age of 21. Her experience of adulthood is inextricably tied to autism.

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Measuring What Matters: Challenging Assumptions about Autism Outcomes

Aug 31, 2015

crossroads sign

Thinking about outcomes of adults with autism as “good” and “poor” limits our understanding of how people are faring. How can we understand and assess the outcomes of this population?

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The Future of Employment Supports Research

Aug 31, 2015

Lonely man

Life course and public health perspectives offer new ways of thinking about employment issues and related research.

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The Importance of Indicators

Aug 31, 2015

Model T steering wheel

What is an indicator, and why are national autism indicators so critical?

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Studying Autism Using a Life Course Perspective

Aug 31, 2015


What does it mean to use a life course perspective, and how does this apply to autism?

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