University Connect Program

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Madison House Autism Foundation is proud of its strong connections to colleges and universities. These relationships allow us to reach the next generation of caregivers and medical professionals, to train educators in issues related to autism, and to encourage these institutions of higher educations to be as open and welcoming as possible for students on the spectrum.

Joint Projects:

A Blueprint for a Nation

In conjunction with the Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Madison House is working on a multifaceted examination of the prevalence, issues, barriers, and opportunities facing autistic ¬†adults and their families in the housing arena. This white paper will serve as an education, a call to action, and a blueprint for out nation’s future.¬†With additional funding of $300,000 to support a 24 month Fellowship, MHAF plans to continue this collaboration to expand the scope and impact of this urgently needed research. Learn more >>

Autism Community Forum

This free community forum, held at Montgomery College, included 15 brief, dynamic presentations providing an overview local resources and a variety of fascinating topics. These included Autism and Film, Dealing with Doctors, Siblings’ Concern for the Future, and other talks in the field of direct care, education, and medicine.