A Meaningful Work-Life Experience for Autistic Adults

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 68 children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It is nearly impossible to identify how many adults in the United States are on the autism spectrum. This is because the research and knowledge around autism has rapidly increased in recent years – giving the appearance that there are more children than adults with autism, however there is research to support that autistic adults suffer from health disparities at a higher rate than non-autistic adults.

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According to Autism Speaks, …read more