AASCEND member Ian Moura has begun a research project to examine autism employment programs from the perspective of the actual program users — autistic adults. Your input is vital and can help many people, whether or not you have participated in any employment programs. Please take the survey here, where you can also find information about relevant privacy protections.
Microsoft is looking for paid testers of a new video conferencing technology for autistic users. Click here for details.
A team of researchers at UCSF is conducting a Resilience in Action study about supporting young adults with autism as they exit the school system and transition to adulthood. The team has developed a course curriculum addressing interpersonal skills, dealing with adversity, and generating life goals. The course will meet once a week at the Arc of San Francisco. Those eligible will be paid to participate. Click here for details. (If the image comes up small, click to enlarge it.)
ALSO, The San Francisco Law Library is hosting a free monthly Consumer Rights Legal Clinic, where you can get questions answered about bankruptcy, student loan debt, debt collection lawsuits, harassment by debt collectors, and much more. An RSVP is required. Click here for details.