Autism After 21

Headquartered in Rockville, MD, Madison House Autism Foundation (MHAF) partners with families, universities, governments, and businesses to create a more inclusive world for adults with autism. MHAF also operates Madison Fields, a farm in Dickerson, MD that offers riding lessons to individuals with special needs, wounded veterans, and the broader community.

500,0000 children with autism will reach adulthood over the next decade. Once these children reach the age of 21, they “age out” of the school system and are often left with few options for housing, employment, and socialization. Through innovative programming, online resources, events, and awareness initiatives, MHAF is working to create a better future for these adults.

“Autism After 21” by MHAF aims to inform Montgomery County on issues facing adults with autism. Follow us on our mission to build a more autism-friendly community and world.

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Video Recap: Autism After 21 Day Inaugural Breakfast Focuses on Employment

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Did you know that 85% of adults on the autism spectrum are unemployed or underemployed? While these adults are capable of contributing many skills and talents, meaningful work opportunities are scarce. Madison House Autism Foundation (MHAF) knows one thing for sure: When the abilities of adults on the spectrum are recognized, our workplaces benefit and […]

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Montgomery County Proclaims April 21 as “Autism After 21 Day” (VIDEO)

Council Proclaims April 21 as Autism After 21 day

To boost awareness of the various needs of adults with autism, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, Councilmember Craig Rice, and the Montgomery County Council jointly proclaimed April 21, 2017 as Autism After 21 Day. The proclamation was presented to the Madison House Autism Foundation (MHAF) by the Montgomery County Council at the County Council meeting […]

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Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

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Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Brian Karem, Jane de Winter, Stuart Rosenthal, and JaLynn Prince. Evans and the panel discuss the proposed county budget for 2018 with Brian Karem, the proposed public schools’ budget for 2018 with Jane de Winter, the April issue of The Beacon […]

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Premiere of #Imagine21: Stories of Adults Living With Autism, a Mini-Documentary Series (VIDEO)

Imagine21 Stories of Adults Living with Autism Teaser YouTube

Madison House Autism Foundation is excited to announce the premiere of the #Imagine21 mini-documentary series. These short films highlight the incredible stories of adults living with autism and the unique circumstances they face as they age into adulthood. Through them, viewers will be intimately acquainted with just a few of the people behind this diagnosis and […]

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Madison Fields: We're Seeking Spring and Summer Riders (VIDEO)

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Hello, and thank you for reading our first post on MyMCMedia! We’d like to take a moment to introduce ourselves. We’re Madison House Autism Foundation, headquartered in Rockville, MD. For nearly a decade, we’ve been addressing issues affecting adults with autism over the age of 21. We’re working within Montgomery County and nationally to provide […]

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