Make The VIP Connection
Welcome to the Verge of Independence Project: Multimedia Autism Advocacy (VIP), a Neurodiversity Culture using multimedia to promote the independence, self-advocacy, and social confidence of autistic adults 18+ years old!
"Did you know that nearly 800,000 young adults in the U.S. identify as an autistic person or a person with autism?" Click on the
About Autism, page to learn more about autism and resources.
Established in 2009, the VIP community supports adult individuals on the spectrum in discovering that Connections Matter. You, too, can make the connection by exploring this resourceful site.
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VIP Movement, Join Us!
“Be the change you want to see in the world.” ~Mahatma Gandhi
VIP Exec. Dir. & former Content Producer VIP Co-founders Speak at PA Capital Youth Voters Dialogue with PA State Rep. Bullock
You can make a difference by joining the VIP movement, a worldwide social network that serves current and future generations of the burgeoning autism population.
Volunteer for change - Mentors and thought leaders to be guests on the VIP Zone.
Initiate change - Make your voice heard and share content on the VIP Vox Pop.
Power change - Donate - Please make a sustaining contribution to the Verge of Independence Project scholarship fund, keeping in mind that no amount is too small. Your donation will help fund an activity that a young adult on the autism spectrum has identified as assisting them with their independence goals.
For example, a VIP member, who is a young adult (18 to under 40 years old) with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is requesting a scholarship from the Verge of Independence Project for private music lessons to further develop their interest and or talent in the arts. (***Please see scholarship announcement below***)
Note: The board of directors will review all scholarship submissions by or on behalf of an ASD VIP member who meets the age requirement.
***Attention All VIP Members***
For VIP members, with ASD, 18 to under 40 years old, here’s your chance to get a VIP scholarship! Let us know what projects or interests you might want to leap into that will enhance or advance your independence. Following the example listed above, please email your request to email@example.com no later than, December 31, 2023.