Working to Reverse Autism in Children and Adults

 Research into reversing autism is in pre-clinical stages and is mostly carried out in rodents. To be successful, behavior therapies for autism have to be aggressive. Some pediatric neurologists suggests behavior therapies should run for about 20 plus hours per week for months if not years. Early detection is always key to have positive results. The average age of autism for a child is four years old. This is considered a late diagnosis and many of these children are not able to complete the required therapy during those early developmental Continue reading

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Promoting Inclusivity in the Workplace for People With Disabilities

Even though October was Disability Employment Awareness Month, we should make every month Disability Employment Awareness Month. Every business owner should be trained to be advocates for people with disabilities so that they can better able to recognize the impediments that these people face when seeking employment and when actually working. Knowing these impediments can better help an employer focus on the strengths that people with disabilities have and reward for those strengths.

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HR Professionals Attend Workshop To Build a Better Neurodiverse Workforce

More than 100 HR professionals attended a workshop at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Mount Washington, MD. The purpose of the workshop was to build a neurodiverse workplace.

Ed is a client working with employU at Centerline Utilities as an Engineering Technician in Palm City. It has taken Ed many years to get to the point where he felt he was ready for gainful employment again. Today, Ed works with a project management team  Continue reading

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How to Create Better Employee Experiences for Workers with Disabilities

Companies that successfully attract and retain diverse talent have an edge — we all know that.

Many studies have shown that it pays to have a varied workforce. For example, international management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.’s January 2018 report “Delivering Through Diversity,” which is based on a study of more than 1,000 companies in 12 countries, concludes that the most diverse companies are likely to have above-average profitability.

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