• Employment Resources for Individuals on the Spectrum

    The Autism Society wants to help individuals and families living with autism find the right opportunities for employment. Here are some resources to help land the job that’s right for you.

  • Employment Resources for Individuals on the Spectrum

    The Autism Society wants to help individuals and families living with autism find the right opportunities for employment. Here are some resources to help land the job that’s right for you.

  • Combating Bullying: Key Steps to Take

    Are you looking for tools and resources to help your loved one with a spectrum disorder combat bullying? Bullying can take many forms and those on the spectrum often lack social cognition and ability to take someone’s perspective making them targets. The effects of bullying can be debilitating. It’s a growing issue in schools and in other settings. We’ve complied some resources to help you combat bullying.

  • Halloween Resources

    Halloween is right around the corner and we’ve got the tips and tricks to help you and your family prepare!

  • Improving the lives of all affected by autism.

    The Autism Society is the nation's leading grassroots autism organization. We work to increase public awareness about the day-to-day issues about people across the spectrum, advocate for appropriate services for individuals of every age, and provide the latest information regarding treatment, education, research, and advocacy.

Employment Resources for Individuals on the Spectrum

The Autism Society wants to help individuals and families living with autism find the right opportunities for employment. Here are some resources to help land the job that’s right for you.

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October Digital Resource Kit

The Autism Society celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and we encourage you to participate. The purpose of National…

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It is hard to believe that summer is ending and that means that school is back in session. As the…

What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability…

What is Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability, typically appearing during childhood and affecting a person's ability to communicate and interact with others. Visit these pages for more detailed information.

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Stories from the Spectrum

Real people. Real stories.

  • “Because of [my son’s] needs I’ve learned that while my knowledge and physical capabilities may have their limits, my love and compassion have none.”

    —Dan Olawski

      Father

  • “I believe my life is going in the right direction. I’m very excited to see what the future brings.”

    —Lee Passehl

      Diagnosed at age 3

  • “It became clear that [my daughter] would need additional supports. My husband and I found her a special support group for social interactions, a classroom aide, and placement into an Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classroom.”

    —SC Bracco

      Mother

  • “So, autism makes me a super-hero. I’m like Wonder Woman, right mommy?”

    —Isabella Bracco

      SC Bracco’s Daughter

  • “This little boy, who fights the challenges of autism every day with such incredible energy and enthusiasm, not only teaches me what it means to be a dad, but what it means to be a man.”

    —Dan Olawski

      Father

  • “Autism is not a burden or some super-secret weapon. It’s simply part of one’s identity. It’s taken me 17 years to learn to accept myself and my diagnosis.”

    —Lee Passehl

      Diagnosed at age 3

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