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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

10-Year-Old Gives Powerful Speech At School About Having Autism

This guest post is by Conor Miranda who wrote this speech to read at his elementary school for Autism Awareness Week in April, 2018. Erin Garland, the inclusion specialist at Conor’s school, hosts this autism awareness week every other year [...]

By |July 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10-Year-Old Gives Powerful Speech At School About Having Autism

Barbie Will Add 2 New Dolls That Have Disabilities

A true win for inclusion. While writing my dissertation this morning I had Good Morning America on in the background and heard about this new initiative. I found out they will be available in the Fall of 2019. One of [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Barbie Will Add 2 New Dolls That Have Disabilities

When Ashton Kutcher Shared My Story of Growing Up With Autism

When I met the multitalented Anna Kendrick in New York at one of her book signings, I told her about my journey growing up on the autism spectrum. After I shared about her incredible response when I told her I have [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Ashton Kutcher Shared My Story of Growing Up With Autism