Creating an environment that is inclusive of all employees, for whatever differences they have, prepares employees to be respectful, open, and even excited about inclusion. Truly, being unapologetically accepting of difference is one of the most profitable, transformative, and exciting
The bitter irony of his dressing in black was not lost on me. He smiled a hopeful smile, before walking into the “job interview practice” hosted by a local Autism Organization.
As I watched him go, I felt a wave
The chilled air in the place seemed filled with unease. Clean, sterile, with “handlers” at every carefully-monitored corner of the place. Doors locking in neat rhythm as any cries of the patients behind them went unheard by the visitors.
What if I told you that there was a far off land where #actuallyautistic people were forced to wear electrodes? Where painful electric shocks were administered to anyone who dared to be themselves, engaging in such behaviors as flapping their