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Today’s Success Stories

April 10, 2017

A remarkable group of young adults with autism shared the challenges and successes that are allowing them to join their peers in the workplace. They have all succeeded in attaining the position of “peer mentors,” working with other young adults with autism using a design program called “SketchUp” to teach vocational and social skills.

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Thorkil Sonne

April 10, 2017

Thorkil Sonne is internationally recognized for his work founding Specialisterne (Danish for “The Specialists”) and the Specialist People Foundation. In partnership, these two organizations are working towards the goal of creating job opportunities through social entrepreneurship, corporate partnerships and innovative employment models for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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Elliot Francis

April 10, 2017

Successful autist Elliot Francis spoke at The Bottom Line of Disabilities program about the timeline of his evolution as an independently functioning adult. He touched on the milestones that helped him reach his current point in life and proposed a series of supports that can be established in the lives of transition-age autists to help encourage success […]

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Assembling the Puzzle Pieces

April 10, 2017

Representatives from nonprofits, public and higher education, business, philanthropy, social services, and government shared innovative practices at The Bottom Line of Disabilities program that are beginning to demonstrate outcomes and impact for young adults with autism.

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An Economic Outlook

April 10, 2017

Nationally recognized economists and financial experts at The Bottom Line of Disabilities program on April 10, 2017 shared an update on some of the larger economic, market, and financial trends that ultimately impact the local decisions that community leaders and nonprofits must consider in their current and future planning. 

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A Presentation of the Kem C Garder Policy

April 10, 2017

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Steering Committee presented a strategic vision at The Bottom Line of Disabilities program for measurement and strategy to improve adult outcome of ASD.

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