National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It is so important to ensure people with disabilities have access to jobs, so they make a living and succeed in life like everyone else in the world. Here are ways employers can hire more people with disabilities and ways to create more inclusive work environments: Provide jobContinue reading “National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021”

Interview with Sara Bradford on SJ Childs Show and author of children books about Inclusion

What is inclusion? Inclusion is focusing on needs of every individual and ensuring rights are in place for people to achieve their fullest potential in life. No matter who people are and where they come from, they are respected and accepted in the world. Now allow me to share the next guest of my guestContinue reading “Interview with Sara Bradford on SJ Childs Show and author of children books about Inclusion”

Children’s Book about Autism and Friendships

Friendships are so important because friends love and accept you as you. As an Autistic paraprofessional who works with elementary school students with disabilities in various classroom settings, it is important to teach peers in the classroom about Autism. Also, it is important to teach peers in the classroom about being a friend to anyone,Continue reading “Children’s Book about Autism and Friendships”

Interview with Steven Cohen about self-advocacy, inclusion, and employment

Steven Cohen is a 32 year old adult with ASD and co-morbidities. He is utilizing his past experiences to create a better experience for his generation and the generation after his in Nevada. To learn more about Steven, check out the interview here:

Interview with Mary Nixonhahn about parenting children with Autism, an Author, and employment

Mrs. Mary Nixonhahn is a parent who lives with Autism and all three of her children live with Autism. She advocates not just for herself, but for all three of her children and for individuals living with disabilities too. To learn more about Mary, check out the interview here: If you listened in to theContinue reading “Interview with Mary Nixonhahn about parenting children with Autism, an Author, and employment”

Interview with Ronald Kerns about Graphic Design, Employment and Diversity/Inclusion advocacy

Ronald Kerns shares how much he grew as a graphic designer by starting off as an Autism diversity/Inclusion advocate. Watch the interview with Ronald Kerns here:

Rachel Hawkins

This guest story is by Rachel Hawkins, a young woman on the Autism spectrum. She has many years of experience as an Occupational Therapist. Today, she strives to demonstrate and promote about neurodiversity, inclusion, and consulting as an Autism self-advocate. She was interviewed by Ms. Jessica Leichtweisz in Jessica’s YouTube series, “Bridge The Gap”. AsContinue reading “Rachel Hawkins”

Services and Therapies for individuals living with Autism

When I was very young and lived in Brooklyn, NY, I received early intervention services and various kinds therapies. I had them every single day, seven days a week! Plus, I still had some therapies throughout my education in NJ. I would not be where I am today if my parents did not get meContinue reading “Services and Therapies for individuals living with Autism”