Research Study Finds Wide Gaps in Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Services such as vocational rehabilitation have become essential young people with autism and other neurodiverse disorders. New research from the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute of Drexel University, have found that young adults actually have little support because vocation rehabilitation services vary so much across states. Unemployment is highest with those that have neurodiversity, so opportunities such as vocational rehabilitation services are critical.

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Fun Volunteer Opportunity

 

We have a very fun opportunity coming up in which we need about 5-7 volunteers! The Dreamplex is one of this year’s charities to receive proceeds from the Amazing Race for Charity, being held Saturday April 6th.  As part of this event, we must have an “obstacle” station that participants of the race must stop at and complete the obstacle before moving on.  We will have a few adaptive sports Continue reading

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Creating an Optimal Learning Environment for Your Child with Autism

Having a basic understanding of autism can help parents and caregivers design both physical and social environments that can support children in their learning process. Below is a brief overview of some of the research about the brains of people with autism. Then you’ll find five easy and practical tips that you can use to create an optimal learning environment at home.

Autism Basics

Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder of brain functioning that is Continue reading

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Using Income Share Agreements to Pay for College


Are Income Share Agreements a good way to pay for college?

Casey Popp is a 22-year-old who needed to find additional funding to pay for college for his sophomore year. He had some scholarships and student loans as everyone else does. He also had a generous amount of financial support from his parents. However, during the economic downturn in 2008, his family’s finances took a major hit and he needed to find another way to Continue reading

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