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.
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 […]
What could be better than to see a protege progress in her career. We are so gratified to have watched Melanie thrive in our supportive work environment of Girl AGain and to help her develop her skills at work. Melanie joined us as a volunteer when she was a 17-year-old high school student. Now that […]
Every October we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The theme for this year is to reflect on the importance of ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to employment opportunities and community involvement during the recovery process from the COVID-19 pandemic. The NDEAM is held each October to commemorate the many and varied […]
A version of this article first appeared in the June 2021 issue of Autism Spectrum News Networking works Most people find employment opportunities through a network of people they know. It is well documented that professional networking is an important investment in time to begin and grow one’s career. (1) In fact, the U.S. Bureau […]