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Autism Warrior: Angeline Francis Khoo Luxury Designer Empowers People With Special Needs With Training And Jobs

Autism Warrior: Angeline Francis Khoo Luxury Designer Empowers People With Special Needs With Training And Jobs https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/empowers-people-training-and-jobs/

Angeline Francis Khoo is the founder of Rosie On Fire, a fashion company dedicated to hiring people with autism into roles that play to their strengths. She said was inspired to provide these opportunities after seeing her siblings, who are on the autism spectrum, overlooked in the job market. “We do this by focusing on creating […]

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New Hope: A Documentary Filmmaker’s Perspective on Peering Over the Cliff

New Hope: A Documentary Filmmaker's Perspective on Peering Over the Cliff https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/filmmakers-perspective-over-the-cliff/

In May of 2017, I had the good fortune to begin filming my first feature-length documentary, This Business of Autism about employment opportunities for adults on the spectrum. The film follows the expansion of Spectrum Designs, which is a custom screen-printing and embroidery business located in Port Washington, New York. Seventy-five percent of Spectrum Designs’ […]

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Innovative Autism-Friendly Jobs for the Holiday Season

Innovative Autism-Friendly Jobs for the Holiday Season http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/holiday-season-autism-friendly-jobs

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” For any child, especially those with autism, it’s never too early to explore their abilities and apply them to their interests. This holiday season provides the perfect opportunity for you to help your child begin to identify his or her unique talents needed for future […]

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How a Woman with ASD Found Her Dream Job at Brain Power

How a Woman with ASD Found Her Dream Job at Brain Power https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/woman-settle-for-dream-job/

Julie Esris – A Graphic Design Lead at Brain Power, and an Autism Advocate Julie Esris always knew she had a creative flair and a talent for art, and she believes that society needs to rethink its perceptions of people with autism in the workplace. Julie now has a rewarding job working as the graphic […]

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A Mom’s Loving Advice on Transitioning an ASD Child to Adulthood

A Mom's Loving Advice on Transitioning an ASD Child to Adulthood https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/moms-loving-advice-to-adulthood/

Mother’s Day, a universal tradition of marking the special relationship between a Mother and her children, has a poignancy which only those of us mothering our autistic son or daughter can appreciate. We Moms belong to a special community. It is a community of Mothers whose lives revolve around raising our autistic child to adulthood […]

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Mom Creates Amazing Job Opportunities for People with Autism

Mom Creates Amazing Job Opportunities for People with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/mom-creates-amazing-job-opportunities-for-people-autism

Autism Warrior: Dr. Barbie Zimmerman-Bier Dr. Barbie Zimmerman-Bier is the Chief of Developmental Pediatrics at Metropolitan Hospital in NYC and Clinical Associate Professor at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She is also the Executive Director of Popcorn for the People, a social enterprise of the nonprofit 501(C)3 Let’s Work for Good. The unemployment/underemployment rate in […]

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Improving the Future for Young People with Autism

Improving the Future for Young People with Autism http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/improving-the-future-for-young-people-with-autism

Almost all parents, including those who are actively involved in their child’s special education plan, feel unprepared to navigate the transition from high school to adult life. This article highlights important findings about outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from several new studies.  (Warning: You may not like what you read). The discussion […]

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How to Prepare Aspie Women for the Workplace

How to Prepare Aspie Women for the Workplace http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/aspie-women-workplace/

For women with Asperger’s, the workplace can be a very isolated place. Organizations are social environments, which is uniquely challenging for Aspie Women. In the workplace, women tend to form cliques, social groups, and tribes that neurotypical women are more naturally enabled to understand and navigate. In organizations that I have observed, there is a […]

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Remarkable Mom Battles for the Rights of All People With Autism

Remarkable Mom Battles for the Rights of All People With Autism https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/remarkable-mom-battles-autism-rights

Autism Warrior: Anna Kennedy Anna is the founder and chairperson of the British charity Anna Kennedy Online, which aims to support and share information to families and adults affected by autism. She is also the cofounder of two schools, a vocational college, and a respite service. Accomplishments: Anna is extremely proud to have established a […]

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Top Ways to Find the Best Job for Someone with Severe Autism

Maintaining Strength and Courage During the Holidays https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/find-best-job-severe-autism

As a special education teacher and a caretaker for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), I constantly worry about the futures of my students/clients. More specifically, I wonder whether or not they will be able to acquire employment. For some individuals, such as those with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s, there are several vocational training programs […]

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