“It’s unconditional love. It’s happiness. It’s home.”
Hugs Cafe provides job training and employment to adults with special needs in an awesomely supportive environment.
The Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership (ASTEP) promotes the inclusion of individuals with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles in competitive employment.
ASTEP does this by Educating Employers & Building Relationships.
Twainbow is an organization dedicated to advocacy for those under both the LGBT and autism spectrums.
Resources for people that identify with the LGBT and Autism community.
people living under a double-rainbow...
A Tale of Two Closets
In this opinion piece by journalist Emily Brooks, she discusses the research done with LGBT+ folks in mind, and gives us food for thought.
We invite you to check out an amazing article by Barrett White in OutSmart Magazine on Twainbow's efforts. We advocate for those under the LGBT+/autism double-rainbow!
Twainbow is a portmanteau of "twain" (meaning 'two') and "rainbow". Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are also lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender live with two rainbows in their lives: what we like to call the double-rainbow.
Twainbow was formed to provide a clearinghouse of information regarding LGBT-ASD social support, the latest news , and research.
Neuroscientists at Harvard and MIT have identified, for the first time, a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autism — a finding that may pave the way for new methods of autism diagnosis.
Twainbow Spring advocates for the LGBT-autistic people in primary and secondary school (<18).
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