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  • Program for parents aims to help youths with autism successfully transition to adulthood

    Photo of mother and daughter bending toward each other and smiling widely

    ASSIST – Advocating for Supports to Improve Service Transitions – is a program that trains parents of young adults with autism on services that are available in the community and empowers them to advocate for their child to help them successfully transition to adulthood.

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  • Editor’s Note: To contact Meghan Burke, call 217-300-1226; email

    To contact Linda Tortorelli, call 217-244-0928; email

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