We’ve moved! And we welcome you to see our program in our new, much larger space in downtown White Plains. Please join us on September 20, 2022, at 6 pm to celebrate our expansion. With the help of our supporters, our job skills development program has grown, and now in our new space, we can […]
Job Opening: Director of Training Programs
Be part of our highly innovative and effective job skills development program! Job Description Who we are: Yes She Can is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young women with autism and related learning and social disabilities develop transferable job skills. Our unique and innovative program and curriculum are implemented in an authentic business […]
Welcome Robin Davies-Small, Executive Director
The Board of Directors of Yes She Can is delighted to announce that Robin Davies-Small, MEd, has joined as our new Executive Director. Robin has over 30 years of managerial experience in non-profit programs providing services to people with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. She found her calling as a teenager volunteering in a […]
“We need more space!” Help Yes She Can grow.
Trainees, coaches, and customers are all saying “We need more space!” Indeed we do! After 7-plus years at our current Girl AGain location, we have outgrown the 750-square-foot store on Martine Avenue. So we called our broker who found another great opportunity in downtown White Plains that met our criteria. Things happened very fast. I […]
Autistic and working.
APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS AND ACCEPTANCE MONTH Mo, a Yes She Can trainee, created this video to share how they and other trainees use strategies at work to help them be successful.
Izzie goes to work. Yes She Can!
Since she was 11 years old, Isabelle has said, “My dream job is to work at American Girl in the doll hair salon.” So Izzie became the inspiration for the creation of our job skills development program for teens and young women with autism and other social and communication disabilities. Today Izzie knows she has […]
Facing my fears by: Mo
There’s a song that can explain my social anxiety better than I can. “I’ve learned to slam on the brake/ before I even turn the key/ before I make the mistake/ before I lead with the worst of me” (Pasek & Paul). I started to learn to do this at an early age. “Give them […]
Bike to the Beach with Yes She Can
Join our Yes She Can cycling team on September 24, 2022, and Bike to the Beach We will be riding again with Bike to the Beach, a non-profit organization that helps to raise funds for programs that address the needs of people with autism. The New York ride is from Manhattan to West Hampton, Long […]
My Dream Customer. By Izzie
One day at Girl AGain while Izzie was working, she heard the bells ring when the store door opened. To Izzie’s surprise, her idols from Wicked on Broadway in New York City, Donna Vivino and Alli Mauzy arrived. In shock, Izzie said “OMG!” “I know you two are my idols from Wicked on Broadway, my […]
My Dream Customer. By: Mara
My name is Mara and I’m a trainee at GirlAGain. I interact with customers very well. I created a scene about interacting with a customer Sam Winchester, who is from the tv show Supernatural. He is very cute, smart and funny. I would love to see him at the store because I like him a […]