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Custom Apparel Company Hires 5 People With Disabilities

This guest post is by Tricia, Co-Owner of Ability Star Designs. Tricia is applying for our Supporting Small Businesses That Hire People With Disabilities Grant Opportunity ran by my nonprofit KFM Making A Difference. You can learn more about the grant opportunity here. [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Custom Apparel Company Hires 5 People With Disabilities

7 Misconceptions About Disabled Employees

This guest blog was written by Mairi Hallman, an autistic student who is currently studying statistics at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. When she isn't studying or working as a summer intern at KFM, Mairi enjoys reading, experimenting [...]

By |August 15th, 2021|Guest Blog|Comments Off on 7 Misconceptions About Disabled Employees

When My Employer Realized I Have Autism

To disclose or not to disclose my autism to an employer has been one of the more challenging questions I’ve faced during my adult years. For many on the spectrum, it can be a daunting task due to society’s general [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When My Employer Realized I Have Autism

The Day I Shared My Story With American Express Of Growing Up With Autism

American Express is helping our community Light It Up Blue on World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNSQgknsONw I was given the amazing opportunity to give a presentation to their special needs parent group on what autism is, [...]

By |March 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Day I Shared My Story With American Express Of Growing Up With Autism