Alternatives for People with Autism, Inc.

Careers that make a difference.

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Creating community options for people with Autism

Alternatives for People with Autism, Inc. (“Alternatives”) is a Minnesota nonprofit organization incorporated in 1980, which provides residential services for adults who are severely disabled by autism and developmental disabilities.

Integrity in Service

Alternatives for People with Autism is a unique organization teaching life skills and providing care for individuals with autism. Build your career within the human services field harnessing the potential of new technologies to improve the quality of services for adults with autism.

Data Driven Care

Direct-care services that enhance lives

Community Engagement

Making options real for those with autism

Job Skills

Supporting talents and developing skills

Resident Care

Working to improve options and quality of life

Life Skills

Enriching lives with dignity and support

Job Placement

Connecting people and creating opportunities

Recent Articles and Daily Life

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Employee Perspective of APA

APA has always believed that its mission, creating community living options for people with autism, relies on the strong foundation…
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A Day in the Life

It’s not unusual for people to ask what a typical day is like for someone living in one of our…
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Code of Ethics

Alternatives for People with Autism (APA) has developed a code of ethics that serves as its guiding principles. The code…