Autistic Global Initiative (AGI) Presentation

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Published on February 18, 2014

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AGI presentation at the Summit on Employing Adults on the Autism Spectrum: A Conference on Pioneering Small Business Models, January 27-29, 2014. Chapel Hill, NC.

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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