autism unemployment

Gaming for a Cause- GameStop Gives Supports Autism Awareness Giveaway

Gaming for a Cause- GameStop Gives Supports Autism Awareness Giveaway

You might know there are Xbox games for autism, but did you know there are games created by autistic adults?  GameStop not only knew this but has created a Limited Edition Xbox One controller to support Autism Awareness.  They are donating a portion of the proceeds from each of these awesome controllers sold to the nonPareil Institute! As you may already know, supporting autistic adults in gaining employment is a huge cause dear to my heart.  So, when GameStop reached out to let me know about their efforts to support Autism Awareness, I was ecstatic!  About the limited-edition Xbox One…
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Zenaviv- Employing Autistic Adults through their Art

Zenaviv- Employing Autistic Adults through their Art

Unemployment rates for Autistic adults is at a staggering 80% in the United States.  So when there is an up and coming organization making a difference to chance those numbers, we have to share it with you!   In today's episode, we will share with you the interview of Harish Bikmal oz Zenaviv.  He is the proud father of two boys, one on the Autism Spectrum.  One of his defining statements is " I want to help parents to be proud of what their child has as opposed to being tired of their disabilities."   Join us today for an absolutely inspiring…
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Making a Difference: The Light Side, Autism with a Spark of Humor

Making a Difference: The Light Side, Autism with a Spark of Humor

Today, I'm going to share with you about an up and coming company that is fighting to make a difference in the unemployment rates of autistic adults.  A mom and son team, The Light Side, Autism With A Spark Of Humor is working on that goal while bring a huge smile to your face. Check it out! The Light Side, Autism with a Spark of Humor Celeste Losito is a former speech language pathologist and a mom oof three, including her amazing 14-year-old autistic son named Joey.  Though she had an amazing career, she was working so much that she…
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