For the Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month Video Series, Sarah shares her accomplishments and notes that she has successfully learned several business concepts. She understands she is still trying to master other skills like being patient as she waits for assistance, a skill that can benefit you in your professional as well as personal life. […]
AUTISM AWARENESS AND ACCEPTANCE MONTH CELEBRATION & ART SHOW
What a wonderful evening! It was an amazing night celebrating, honoring, and recognizing the many accomplishments of the Yes She Can trainees, graduates, and local artists with learning differences. The artists displayed their paintings, drawings, sculptures, handmade dresses, and photographs. County Executive George Latimer commented on the amazing talents of each artist and shared that […]
Workplace visit with Mayor Roach
In support of National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month the Mayor of White Plains, Tom Roach, invited the trainees to tour city hall and visit various city offices. The goal of our visit was to give our participants a view into the scope of work in an office setting since most have not had that opportunity. […]
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 […]