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This New Hotel Will Employ People with Special Needs

As reported by Disability Scoop, The Courtyard by Marriott which has just opened in Muncie, Ind. will employ people with disabilities! Along with about 20% of the staff being people with disabilities, the teaching hotel will also offer 9 to 13-week [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Applebee’s to Pay Employee with Autism Who Didn’t Receive a Check for a Year

Not sure if anyone has seen this story in the news recently about Caleb Dyl, an adult with autism from Rhode Island who didn't receive a check for over a year from a local Applebee's after being placed there for [...]

By |October 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Applebee’s to Pay Employee with Autism Who Didn’t Receive a Check for a Year

Autism Hasn’t Stopped Me From Having 6 Jobs

Until I was 2.5 I was completely non-verbal. When my parents were looking towards the future it was very uncertain. The numbers when I was diagnosed (in the early 90’s) for autism were 1 in every 1000 being diagnosed. Today, [...]

By |October 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism Hasn’t Stopped Me From Having 6 Jobs

D.L. Hughley Talks to Oprah About Having a Son on the Autism Spectrum

I never knew that D.L Hughley, who I grew up watching from his hit comedy show "The Hughley's," had a son on the autism spectrum. In this emotional interview on "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" D.L talks about how his [...]

By |August 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on D.L. Hughley Talks to Oprah About Having a Son on the Autism Spectrum

Motivational Speaker Highlighted in Video on Finding Employment for People with Autism

Autism Speaks recently released a video featuring seven-time Emmy winner Ed Asner who discusses the importance of finding meaningful employment for people on the autism spectrum. I was honored to be a part of the video as a person with autism [...]

By |June 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Motivational Speaker Highlighted in Video on Finding Employment for People with Autism

Wyndham Worldwide’s Autism Awareness Event Shares That ‘Different is Beautiful’

For Autism Awareness Month I was given the wonderful opportunity by my my dear friend Paul Cash, Vice President of General Counsel at Wyndham Exchange and Rentals to share my story of living with autism with Wyndham Worldwide's employees. During our [...]

By |May 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wyndham Worldwide’s Autism Awareness Event Shares That ‘Different is Beautiful’

Autism: What Happens to My Child When I’m Gone?

Kean University's Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) are doing amazing work to help shine a light on autism! At their Annual Breakfast for Families (BFF) event I was able to speak on my personal experiences transitioning to adulthood with autism. [...]

By |April 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Autism: What Happens to My Child When I’m Gone?