From Media Planet's Blog "Future of Personal Health"
By Linda J Walder, Founder and Executive Director
The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism
“If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism.”
Jimmy Scancarella, stock room clerk and “go-to” employee at PPI-Time Zero, Fairfield, New Jersey
In the next decade, 500,000 children with an autism diagnosis will become adults. But what do we really know about them? What are their hopes and abilities, and what can we as a society do to provide the opportunities and support they will need to live, work and attain their individual goals?
Updating the Dialogue
It’s time to get real about adult autism and the diverse individuality of this population. What does it mean to “get real about adult autism?” First, we need to acknowledge the misconceptions and misinformation that exists.
Research & Tools
We post articles on the latest research, education tools and state/federal law changes.