This is why I do what I do, why I want my organization to be successful. Stories like this are the reason why. Your entire life can change when you identify your life purpose and passion.
20-Year-Old with Autism And His Mother Open Bakery to Employ Others On Spectrum
Here is the link to the bakery: No Label at The Table
To read my MI Series, which discusses theory of multiple intelligence and the different areas of intelligence, click here. Or, catch up on the first two blogs of the series, Spatial/Visual and Interpersonal.
It’s really great to see more and more places and communities welcoming autistic individuals in this way. I especially love the “quiet room” idea at the amusement park and handing out toys while waiting in line.
I think I may start a Soul Sunday feature where I post articles and videos like this to show that inclusion is being worked on and spread.
How amusement parks are welcoming children with autism
This is an interesting video that a friend of mine posted today on Facebook, and a far cry from the current American viewpoint on the autism spectrum.
I wanted to quickly post this article, because it gives the dark reality of what it means to be severely autistic in the United States these days. We have to do better.
Washington Post: Nowhere to go