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Autism Without Fear: Don't Get TOO Excited About Autism Employment Initiatives

Sun,03/06/2016 - 12:08pm

Over the last five year, many new non-profits (and for-profits with consciences) have formed to answer the 75-855 unemployment rate endured by adutls on the autism spectrum.  Furthermore, these fledgling autism organizations - addressing only our employment issues - are not "trees falling in the forest" that make no noise:  This new breed of micro-charity is getting the positive media attention it deserves.  But realistically, can they cause a dent to that 75-85% number?  Is it fair to instill such optimism in roughly 2.5 million of of work spectrumites and their families?...