Updated: May 2
The Chicago Tribune covered Urban Autism Solutions' jobs program in an October 21 article by reporter Darcel Rockett. Rockett interviewed Ray Graham Training Center students Aldo and Alejandro, who got their jobs through UAS. Aldo works at Jewel Osco and Alejandro works at DD's Discounts.
Young adults with autism have the lowest rates of employment compared to their peers with other disabilities, with only 50 percent working in the two years after high school. UAS prides itself on chipping away at this trend, and placed eleven out of eleven job-ready students into work in competitive employment in the 2021 - 2022 school year.