Sweetwater Spectrum Offers Housing, Independence, to Adults with Autism

What happens to children with autism when they grow up? The statistics are not encouraging. People with autism are less likely than those with other disabilities to find and maintain employment. Most live with their parents, or in group homes. Since people with autism have an average lifespan, most will outlive their parents. Given the […]

Greater need for Residential Communities for adults with Autism

Statistics can be unsettling, but also a way to mobilize. According to Montana ASA, at least 80% of autistic adults between the ages of 18 and 30 live with their parents. The unemployment rate of autistic adults is 81%. In the next ten years, around 500,000 children with autism will become adults. Thousands have been […]