As you read this, we hope you are all healthy! In our effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 and support “flattening the curve” of the pandemic through social distancing, we have decided to take the following actions: Postpone our Advocates for Adults with Autism Awards event until September 30, 2020. Close our physical store, […]
Our staff and volunteers, our trainees and parents joined on Sunday January 12th for a celebration of the past year and a look forward to 2020. We enjoyed brunch at The Hudson Grille, with great service by Adrien. Trainees received hand made bracelets by Extraordinary Ventures NY.
I have a college Associate’s Degree and worked for a year and a half after graduation, but I never felt that my employer understood me. My learning disabilities made it hard for me to express myself when I had questions or didn’t understand something. So, eventually I felt I needed to leave that job in […]
Yes She Can Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to providing transferable job skills for young women with autism spectrum disorders, announced that Charles S. Biener has been elected to its Board of Directors effective June 1, 2018. “I am delighted to welcome Charlie to the board! His legal talent and leadership experience, combined with his tireless […]
December 12, 2017 Marjorie Madfis, President of Yes She Can Inc., is delighted to announce that Amy Gravino has joined the Board of Directors of Yes She Can Inc., a non-profit dedicated to helping young women with autism spectrum disorders develop the necessary skills for employment and greater independence. Amy Gravino, M.A., is a Certified […]
How do you know if a job is a good fit for you? There are many ways to assess a match between you and a job. For people with autism, two particular characteristics of jobs tend to be challenging: social interaction and decision-making. Consider how much autonomy you may have in the job. Can you […]
Use your skills and experience to make a difference in a young woman’s life. Yes She Can Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young women with autism spectrum disorders and related social and learning disabilities develop transferable job skills. Our innovative job skills development program is implemented at a retail store operated by […]
Marjorie Madfis, President of Yes She Can Inc., a non-profit devoted to helping young women on the Autism Spectrum prepare for future employment, is pleased to welcome their new Director of Training Programs, Lesli Cattan. Lesli is responsible for launching the Autism Advisory Committee of the Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health. For the past […]