ADVOCATING FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM AND THEIR FAMILIES
To promote, model and advocate for the full inclusion of adults with autism and their families in the life of our communities; and to expand choice and opportunity in housing, employment, and social participation.
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Due to decades of powerful advocacy efforts, our nation invests generously in childhood development and learning for those with autism.
But when these children turn 21, they lose access to accommodations that have enabled them to thrive and participate in community life.
That’s why Madison House is marshaling Autism After 21, a powerful new movement that focuses national attention specifically on the wellbeing of adults on the spectrum.
Housing is a key social determinant of health and wellbeing. Our housing initiatives expand choice and opportunity for adults with autism in communities across the country.
Madison Fields is a neuro-inclusive, community-powered agricultural and equine resource center where people of all ability access opportunities to participate, learn, and grow together.
In this exciting pilot project, we are working with autistic adults, families, policymakers, and partnering organizations across Utah to collect data, implement replicable strategies, and track outcomes toward building inclusive communities.
We work to ensure healthcare providers know how to best help autistic individuals with difficult health challenges.
We are proud of our strong ties to colleges and universities that allow us to reach the next generation of professionals across disciplines.
We are grateful to our partners who are vital allies in the work we are engaged in at Madison House Autism Foundation. They demonstrate a high level of commitment to a neuro-inclusive vision of the world. Together, we achieve great things.
Please consider supporting businesses who have joined with us in the effort to include and celebrate Autism After 21. For inquiries about opportunities to participate with us, please contact us at [email protected]
Artist Spotlight: Jon-Keith Gary “I was diagnosed with Autism/PDD at the age of 3 years, 3 months of age. Until that point, I developed normally, including speech, and I was reading. At some point, I regressed, and lost speech and the ability to communicate. I displayed many characteristics that are part of the autism spectrum: …
Organizations Across Salt Lake Area Compile Data on Housing Needs and Displacement Risk of Autistic and Neurodivergent Adults PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ann Carrick Email: [email protected] Website: madisonhouseautism.org A coalition of organizations, called the Utah Neuro-Inclusive Housing Coalition, convened by Madison House Autism Foundation, have released a report on the housing needs of …
Where to Start: Neuro-Inclusion in the Workplace With growing access to diagnosis toolkits for diverse populations and increased social awareness of autism through hashtags like #ActuallyAutistic on social media sites, more communities are becoming aware of the need for neuro-inclusion. Creating neuro-inclusive communities can begin in many places, but a common question that many come …