We Need Your Support!

  • The truth about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • The CDC reports that the national rate of children identified with ASD is 1 in 36 children
  • The prevalence of ASD in US Children increased 119.4% over 10 years
  • NJ has the highest rate of ASD in the nation: 1 in 34 or 3% of 8 vear-old-children are identified
  • According to a 2020 CDC report, 5.4 million people age 18 and older (lin 45 people) have an Autism spectrum condition.
  • Over the next decade, an estimated 707,000 to 1,116,000 teens EACH YEAR will enter adulthood and age out of school based autism services
  • The cost of caring for Americans with autism had reached $268 billion in 2015 and would rise to $461 billion by 2025 in the absence of more-effective interventions and support across the life span.
  • The majority of autism's costs in the U.S. are for adult services - an estimated $175 to $196
  • billion a year, compared to $61 to $66 billion a year for children.
  • In June 2014, only 19.3 percent of people with disabilities in the U.S. were participating in the labor force - working or seeking work. Of those, 12.9 percent were unemployed, meaning only 16.8 percent of the population with disabilities was employed.
  • Only 16% of adults with ASD have a full-time job. Most autistic adults with a job receive pay that places them well below the poverty level

The Achieve Academy for Adults with Autism

Our fundraising goal is: $5,000,000

Funds raised will contribute to:

  • Building renovation and design
  • Program supplies
  • Transportation services
  • Staffing
  • Furniture and equipment
  • Technology
  • Scholarships and financial assistance for families

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