New Directions Blog
Young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have trouble finding employment and many are unable to sustain jobs for long periods of time
Many young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder are much more likely than the average person to have anxiety and depressive disorders.
For the last four years, a group of people have been rising early on a chilly Saturday morning in January to run together. But it’s not just any old fun run— they’re gathering for Brandon’s Run for Autism, a 5K organized by Brandon, a graduate of New Directions for Young Adults who wanted to share his passion for road running with his community. Brandon’s Run was initially
Why New Directions for Young Adults? New Directions for Young Adults is a comprehensive program that utilizes a team based approach. I have worked in many areas of psychology and found that a team based approach increases staff involvement to provide more unified treatment and produces better outcomes for clients. As a clinician it is important to me to be part of a practice that prioritizes the quality of care for its clients and NDFYA definitely puts their clients first. What is the focus of your work at NDFYA? The focus of my work