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TPI Autism findings make headlines

May 6, 2016 by | Fresh Friday

Thompson Policy Institute recently hosted its first annual DisAbility Summit at Chapman University on May 3rd, 2016. The research presented was primarily about Autism in the Workplace and the rising rates of autism diagnoses in Orange County. It was well received by those who attended the event and various news outlets have since started spreading

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Reblog: Chapman’s new Thompson Policy Institute explores data on autism at its first annual DisAbility Summit, May 3

April 25, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism will present its findings at the inaugural DisAbility Summit, to be held in Chapman’s new Musco Center for the Arts on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The DisAbility Summit, which will run from 9 a.m. to noon (9-10 a.m. registration and networking; 10 am-noon conference), is

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Fresh Friday: The top 5 articles on Disability this week

April 8, 2016 by | Fresh Friday

Each week Thompson Policy Institute rounds up the top 5 articles we found on the web about disability and autism. It’s a fast and digestible way to ensure you are staying up to date with the latest stats, information and research on disability. 5.  Federal Judge: Religious Schools Exempt From ADA

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Autism in the workplace

March 30, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Transitioning to independence during young adulthood is a pivotal and challenging time for everyone. For young adults with special needs, this transition period of new challenges can be particularly difficult. People with special needs, such as autism spectrum disorders or learning disabilities, may have social and communicative deficits which may impact their ability to successfully advocate for

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Fresh Friday: The top 5 articles on Disability this week

March 25, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Each week Thompson Policy Institute rounds up the top 5 articles we found on the web about disability and autism. It’s a fast and digestible way to ensure you are staying up to date with the latest stats, information and research on disability. 5. Best, Worst States Named for Disability Employment 

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6 Child Disability Laws You Should Know

March 22, 2016 by | Uncategorized

We recently read an article here at Thompson Policy Institute called 6 Child Disability Rights Laws You Should Know. The article inspired us to share the six laws that were paramount for improving the quality of life for children with disability. Check out our infographic about the 6 Child Disability Laws You Should Know and

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Fresh Friday: Top 5 articles on Disability this week

March 18, 2016 by | Fresh Friday

Each week Thompson Policy Institute rounds up the top 5 articles we found on the web about disability and autism. It’s a fast and digestible way to ensure you are staying up to date with the latest stats, information and research on disability. 5. Nike Expand Shoe Line For People With Special

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