The Autism Society Inland Empire envisions a future where…
Individuals and families living with autism are able to maximize their quality of life, are treated with the highest level of dignity, and live in a society in which their talents and skills are appreciated and valued.
What this means for us is….
All individuals with autism have the highest quality of life.
- Individuals with autism are honored and respected.
- Individuals with autism are included in the community.
- Individuals with autism feel safe.
- Individuals with autism have meaningful employment.
- Individuals with autism feel empowered to achieve their aspirations.
There are an estimated 5,437,988 (2.21%) adults in the United States with ASD (CDC 2020).
Adulthood is a big milestone in anyone’s life. Adults with autism also face many choices about adulthood:
- Anxiety and Depression
- Behavior Management
- Independent Skills
- Interaction with Law Enforcement
- Relationships including friendships and romantic relationships require skills
- School services can range from staying in special education transition classes to college or a career
- Social Security, IHSS, Healthcare and other benefits
- When and if to Disclose
We have provided a link below to some resources for adults with autism and the people who support them, to help them understand their rights, resources and opportunities for adults, and information on how to navigate the systems.
The Autism Society Inland Empire also has Resource Specialists available by phone or email to help you on these topics. You can reach us at (951) 220-6922 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Autism Society Options Policy
This Resource Guide was developed to provide families and professionals with an opportunity to find resources related to autism in the Inland Empire in one place.
All information provided or published by the Autism Society Inland Empire is for information purposes only. Specific treatment, therapy or services should be provided to an individual only at the direction of the individual’s doctor, caregiver, or other qualified professional. References to any treatment or therapy option, program, service or treatment provider are not an endorsement by the Autism Society. References of treatments, therapies, programs, services, and/or providers are not intended to be comprehensive statements. You should investigate alternatives that may be more appropriate for a specific individual. The Autism Society assumes no responsibility for the use made of any information published or provided. The Autism Society Inland Empire provides information but it does not constitute medical or legal information. Referrals provided are suggestions to organizations that might help, but do not constitute a recommendation. The Autism Society Inland Empire cannot be held responsible for consequences that arise from individual dealings with a professional or organization. The inclusion of any organization does not imply endorsement, and omission does not imply disapproval. The Autism Society Inland Empire may add or remove organizations from this list at its discretion.
If you would like your organization to be considered for our Resource Listing, please send an email to email@example.com with your name of your organization, phone, city, web address and a brief description of the services or products you provide. The Autism Society Inland Empire may add or remove organizations from this list at its discretion.