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New Program for Adults with Autism Matches Potential with Skills

Autism Awareness News News By State California Autism News

May 11, 2016- "New Program for Adults with Autism Matches Potential with Skills"- A new partnership between Uniquely Abled Academy and Glendale Community College will result in the debut of a one-of-a-kind program to train highly functioning adults with autism to operate computer-numerical-control machines, setting them on a path to working as machinist apprentices or computer numerical control operators and programmers. The 10-week course will include 300 hours of instruction, lab time, and focus on building employee skills, such as interviewing and resume building. The founders of the program are hopeful it will eventually expand nationwide to campuses that have similar and resources and equipment.