Employment + Disabilities, a Great Combination!Employment + Disabilities, a Great Combination! Did you know that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month? The pandemic has been difficult for everyone in the workforce and those with disabilities are no exception. According to a report from the United States Department of Labor, the percentage of employed people with disabilities went from 19.3%
What if we lived in a world where every individual’s strengths were recognized and valued, regardless of how their brain works? What if employers and colleges recognized the specific skills and talents of individuals with Autism or other neurological differences? Imagine if these characteristics were celebrated?
Re-Entering the World for Those with Neurodiversity
Thinking of all the changes that have happened in the world can be completely overwhelming. This can be even more difficult for youngpeople with neurodiversity who may be going back to work, school or college.
Safety tips for young people with learning differences
“Safety tips for young people with learning differences At Transitions, we take great care to ensure the safety and well-being of all of our students through classroom instruction and the practical application of those lessons. As our students gain their independence, it is imperative that we send them out with safety being at the forefront.
Letting go and fostering independence
In my six years working with families who have children with Autism and learning differences, I have seen how difficult it is for parents to allow their young adults to do things on their own for the first time.View Priya’s corresponding vlog at View Here
Hope for young people with learning differences in a global pandemic
“Ultimately freedom requires hope, which I define in two ways: the awareness that suffering, however terrible, is temporary, and the curiosity to discover what happens next. Hope allows you to live in the present instead of the past, and to unlock the doors of our mental prisons.”
-Dr. Edith Eger, GIFT: 12 Lessons to Save Your LifeView Priya’s corresponding vlog at View Here