Adulthood Issues

in the Inland Empire

Adulthood is a big milestone in anyone’s life.  Sometimes, for parents who have young adults with autism, the amount of choices and new laws can feel overwhelming.  A person becomes a legal adult on their 18th birthday, regardless if they have a disability or not.  Below are some common subjects with resources to help guide you through some of our frequently asked questions.

Resources:

“When You Turn 18” funded by the California Bar Association has lots of great information for all teens and parents – http://www.calbar.ca.gov/Portals/0/documents/publications/Turn-18.pdf

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 info@ieautism.org 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.

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