Services for Adults with Autism. Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can live, work, learn and play in their communities when given the proper supports. Easterseals works with adults with ASD across the lifespan, encouraging them to find meaningful employment and live independent lives after leaving the school system. Finding a Job. Autism Society Greater Cincinnati (ASGC) has been a part of the autism community for nearly 50 years, providing resources, support, and activities for families all along the spectrum. Today, we support families through social and recreational programs, support groups, and our resource helpline.
“For so many individuals with autism spectrum disorder, getting and keeping a job is a challenge. Often, companies lack understanding of the unique characteristics associated with autism, which can be challenging, and unfortunately this can lead to perceptions of a poor fit for the individual and coworkers. Children with chronic debilitating illnesses may grow up to be adults who are in need of employment, vocational skills, day programs and/or residential options. Cincinnati Children's provides information and resource to families to learn about options for adulthood. Adult Day, Job .
National data shows that most autistic adults are unemployed or underemployed, despite having the skill sets and expertise to excel in the workplace. Autism Speaks, together with our partners, aims to transform employment for those on the spectrum through Workplace Inclusion Now. The Cincinnati Center for Autism offers two, three-week long sessions in the summer to provide an opportunity for year round services. Students can come to our Camp Ability program, our Extended School Year service, or for a Functional Analysis.
The Cincinnati Center for Autism not only offers a full time school program, but also offers a wide variety of appointment based services, which reflect our continuum of services. Applied Behavior Analysis, Consultation, Occupational Therapy, Speech Language Therapy and Music Therapy are all offered by appointment to meet individual needs. Apr 12, · April is Autism Awareness Month. The topic of autism among our youth and adults is something I’m quite passionate about. You might be surprised to know that 1 in 68 births in the United States receive an autism diagnosis with that number increasing every year.. Autism Speaks, a leading autism advocacy non-profit, defines autism as a group of complex disorders of brain development .