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The Day I Got To Talk To Employees At Google About Growing Up With Autism

“It’s not about what a company can do for people with autism but what skilled people with autism can do for the company.” I first learned about Talks at Google several years ago. It was at the same time I [...]

By |October 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When My Mentee Said No Girl Would Ever Date Him Because He Has Autism

It can often feel challenging trying to find a relationship. When you add having difficulties with social interaction due to autism, it may seem impossible. I recently experienced this situation with one of my mentees while we were discussing National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October. [...]

By |October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When My Mentee Said No Girl Would Ever Date Him Because He Has Autism

A Letter to Employers On Hiring People with Disabilities

Dear employers, Every month in October the United States Department of Labor host National Disability Employment Awareness Month, an annual awareness campaign that looks to celebrate and educate about disability employment. I’m asking you today to consider supporting this cause, [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Letter to Employers On Hiring People with Disabilities

Five Tips for Individuals with Autism on Finding Employment

Three years ago, I started working full time for Autism Speaks as a Social Marketing Coordinator. After finishing my course work for my Masters that January, I was thrilled that Autism Speaks would offer me an opportunity for my first [...]

By |October 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Five Tips for Individuals with Autism on Finding Employment