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For adults with autism, a lack of support when they need it most: Transitioning to independence means the end of federal aid. Researchers look for ways to keep on helping.

Mar 23, 2015 - Washington Post Blogs

"I don't look like I have a disability, do I?" Jonas Moore asks me. I shake my head. No, I say - he does not.

Bundled up in a puffy green coat, Moore, 35 and sandy-haired, doesn't stand out in the crowd seeking refuge from the winter cold in a drafty Starbucks. His handshake is firm and his blue eyes meet mine as we talk. He comes across as intelligent and thoughtful, if perhaps a bit reserved. His disability - a form of autism - is invisible.

That's part of the problem, Moore says. ...