Published on February 18, 2014
Employing Adults with Autism in the Disability Non-Profit Sector Valerie Paradiz, PhD Executive Director, Autistic Global Initiative Sondra Williams Director,Young Leaders Division Autism Research Institute
Autism Research institute Dr. Bernard Rimland, Founder Autism Society of America 1965 Autism Research Institute 1967 Bettelheim’s “refrigerator mother” Parent advocacy movement Autistic Global Initiative ◦ Autistic advocacy movement
Autistic Global Initiative Committee of adults with autism Building capacity within adult support fields and services Self-directed initiatives Technical assistance ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Self-determination & person-centeredness Representation Professional expertise Young Leaders Division
Employment Model 10 employees in 2013 Consulting agreements Micro Grants Job matching with AGI initiatives Peer-to-peer training and mentoring ◦ Executive Committee Training ◦ Development of Young Leaders Division and Sondra’s Directorship ◦ Sondra’s grant writing
Contractor Activities Training and Curriculum Development ◦ Employment training for voc rehab workers and administrators ◦ AGI Online Daily Living Course Trauma Prevention Initiatives AGI eBulletin Young Leaders Division Autism.jobs Micro Grant Examples ◦ Hane Face Window ◦ Animation Camp
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