People with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities have many questions and concerns but may not know who to call, what to ask, or where to begin. The Autism NOW Center can guide you through the unknown by providing you with education, resources, and support. Find out how to get in touch with us.
Every state has a vocational rehabilitation (VR) agency that is designed to help individuals with disabilities meet their employment goals. Vocational rehabilitation agencies assist individuals with disabilities to prepare for, get, keep or regain employment.
The Autism NOW Center provides four core services: 1. the website 2. webinars 3. Regional Summits 4. An Information and Referral Call Center
Autism NOW Center’s fact sheets on topics of importance to people with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities are a resource you and your family members can use to get information in an easy-to-read and understand format.
We’ve created a set of site tutorial videos to help you learn the ins and outs of the Autism NOW Center website. You can view the videos here, or see them on our YouTube Channel.
The Vocational Rehabilitation program is a federally funded program that assists people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain, or regain employment. They provide a wide range of assessment, training, placement and other services.
Anyone who received a Ticket to Work from Social Security can take it to an employment network to obtain employment services, vocational rehabilitation services, or other support services that lead to integrated employment in the general labor market.
One-stop centers, federally funded agencies that provide a variety of services to help people with or without disabilities with their training and employment needs, are required to operate in each local service delivery area in every state in the union.
An intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) agency is a state organization that funds a wide range of services for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, including day services and residential services.
Community rehabilitation providers are local community organizations that provide services to adults with disabilities. They assist people with disabilities in gaining integrated employment in the general labor market.