An Employer’s Perspective

Guest Blog Post by Keedra Cotton, Pre-Analytical Supervisor at Quest Diagnostics in Tucker, GA. What I Learned From Managing People With Autism Spectrum Disorder Jordan dreamed of finding a career that would allow her to excel using her skills and talents. Though her dream is [...]

2018-09-18T15:44:48-05:00April 25th, 2018|

Mothering Our Adult Son with Autism

By Liane Kupferberg Carter Before I became a mother, I harbored Hallmark fantasies about Mother’s Day. Here’s what I pictured: my children would make me burnt toast and runny eggs, serve it to me on a bed tray, and ply me with homemade cards, macaroni [...]

2018-08-24T10:42:58-05:00May 14th, 2017|

Employing Adults With Autism

Autism Speaks, New York Collaborates for Autism and Poses Family Foundation expand ADVICE to hire, train and retain employees on the spectrum From:  AUTISM SPEAKS Aurelia Grayson 646-385-8531(o) 646-740-1335 © aurelia.grayson@autismspeaks.org NEW YORK (January 9, 2017) – To enable adults with autism [...]

2018-08-24T10:48:20-05:00January 10th, 2017|

Remembering Suzanne Wright

We share with you here a personal tribute from NYCA board members, Robert and Michelle Smigel, who have known and worked with Suzanne and Bob Wright for many years. NYCA joins the Smigels in remembering. Suzanne Wright, NYCA board member and co-founder of Autism Speaks, [...]

2018-08-24T11:24:46-05:00August 3rd, 2016|