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S03 E05 – Autism in Adulthood


In the next decade, 500,000 teens with autism will enter adulthood and age out of school-based services. Adults with autism are less likely to access healthcare, have a job, or pursue a degree beyond high school.

Join J.R. Jamison and Kelsey Timmerman as they discuss Autism in Adulthood.

Photo – By Jesper Sehested Pluslexia via Flickr Creative Commons: https://flic.kr/p/EHKB5v.

Stories –  

  • One Day I’ll Flap My Arms in Freedom, and No One Will Care
    Kyle Reninger’s story as told to Jason Newman from Facing Autism in Adulthood
  • This is My Son
    Belinda Hughes’s story as told to Ivy Farguheson from Facing Autism in Muncie, Indiana 

Music –  

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