Special Diets Can Alleviate Autism Symptoms

In this book, Dr. Lewis explains how certain dietary restrictions can help relieve the symptoms of autism, ADHD, celiac disease, and other disorders.
https://www.amazon.com/Special-Diets-Kids-Volumes-Combined/dp/1935274120/

According to the Autism Network, nearly one in five children with autism are on a special diet. Although, there is no cure for autism, but you can keep the symptoms under control with a special diet by removing certain proteins.  Experts suggest a gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet which has the Continue reading

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How Mentorship & Creativity Help Neurodiverse People Find Fulfilling Jobs

Unemployment have been holding steady at 3.7% across the country. This environment has led to many employers to think outside of the box to get their positions filled. Some have even gone to a first come, first serve hiring. This rosy picture has been tainted a bit lately with the fact income levels have not been keeping pace.

The economic boom has put millions of people back to work and economists are now saying that Continue reading

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Having a Disability Shouldn’t Mean You Can’t Work

Here are Robert and Matt working on their on-the-job training (OJT) at Daily Bread in Melbourne, FL.

Robert and Matt assembled 35 comfort bags for the folks at Daily Bread in Melbourne, FL as part of their on the job training program. The bags consisted of new socks, shoelaces, combs, toothbrush and toothpaste, water, soup, applesauce, poptarts, gum, razors, lotion, writing pens, notebooks and facial wipes plus a handwritten card. Matt continued the next day Continue reading

Exploring Ways Neurodiverse Students Can Move From College to Work

Neurodiversity is an umbrella term that encompasses a variety of neurological disorders. These neurological disorders include autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia and tics.

Chris Rogers and Nick Martin are two students who worked this past summer as interns at the City University of New York to develop a neurodiversity hub model. This proposed model is designed to help support young adult students with autism with improving employment outcomes.
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