Although the mission of the Autism Research Institute is to support the health and well-being of people affected by autism through innovative, impactful scientific research and education, we do sometimes come across information that is not medically-focused but is integral to the quality of life of individuals with autism and their families. The resources below were taken from a previous ARI initiative focusing on employment for individuals with autism. Although that initiative has concluded, we have collected some of the most relevant information and made it available on this page.

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The following links may be useful to autistic people who are ready to begin a job search or start navigating a transition to adulthood. We do not necessarily endorse the organizations or views represented here. They are provided strictly as resources that may be useful to some autistic individuals: 

For a look at the research surrounding employment and career paths for individuals with autism, please view our Career-Related Research page. You can also visit the following organizations for more autism-related career resources or support.

LGBTQIA+ and Autism

June 13th, 2022|News, Parenting|

Contemporary research on the intersection of autism, sexuality, and gender identity asserts that autistic individuals are more likely to identify as LGBTQIA+ than the neurotypical population. Similarly, the prevalence of autism is