Information and Resources for Adults on the Autism Spectrum


Resources, events, and useful items of interest for the adult autism community of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond

Summer Sunflowers is a compilation of resources and information provided by the community. It is an evolving project. We encourage you to contribute content to make this site as comprehensive and useful as possible.

The purpose of this not-for-profit website covering Adult Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is to share information with the adult autism community in Seattle, King County, and the surrounding areas in Washington state.

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 SAILS - Supported Academics & Independent Life Skills

SAILS Program at Seattle Central for Freshmen with ASD

Seattle Central College’s SAILS program provides customized support that will help students with Autism and other significant types of  Learning Disabilities succeed in college. The College 101 Course is the perfect way to give yourself a powerful head start on your freshman year at Seattle Central.

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118 Stories & Counting: How Microsoft’s Supported Employment Program Is Helping People

In the Puget Sound, Microsoft’s Real Estate and Facilities group is partnering with vendor employers and employment agencies to create job opportunities for people who experience disabilities.

Webinar: Lisa Croen discusses autism in adults

In April 2014 Lisa Croen presented findings from her investigation of a large population of adults with autism. She broke down the frequencies of co-occurring medical conditions in this well-characterized population, and patterns of healthcare usage. She also suggested how these data can help to improve the lives of individuals with autism transitioning into adulthood. Croen is director of the Autism Research Program at Kaiser Permanente, a healthcare consortium based in Oakland, California. You can listen to the complete replay of the webinar above.

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