Minute 3:00- Dave’s background and connection to Autism
Minute 9:30- Employment & Recommended Resources
10:20- Sidekicks: developed by Ron Suskind.
11:20- Identifor: assesses interests and skills to develop a profile, based on games.
12:30- The Spectrum Careers.com: a job site by, and for people with ASD.
Partners who developed this jobs portal with Autism Speaks are: Rangam Consultants, Inc.
16:45– Autism & Disability Visual Integration Company Experience (ADVICE)
A group working with companies to build capacity to hire adults with ASD. Led by James Emmett.
– Companies they are working with so far:
– Staples distribution centers
– Quest Diagnostics (blood work, labs, drug testing)
Minute 22:00 – Medicaid/Setting’s Rule/ HCBS /De-institutionalization
23:00 – Farmstead Communities
24:00 – House to Home Prize Contest
25:00 – Technology Innovations:
Neighborhood Network: developed out of Community Living Options at Kansas University- using smart home technology.
27:00 – Apps to match roommates based on interests, age, genders
28:00 – Creating a Life / Community & Belonging
Minute 28:45- Transportation Crisis
30:00- Self-driving cars
30:30 – Clusters: affordable housing along transportation routes
31:00- First Place Arizona
33:30- Virtual reality for interview skills & job preparation:
34:00- Dan Marino Campus
– and **Virtual Interviewing Software for Real Work Success – a product of the Dan Marino Foundation (VITA DMF)
34:45- Interviewing strategies
36:15- ULTRA Testing: A NY based company- alternative interview strategies
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION/COMMUNITY INTEGRATION: TOOL KITS
Minute 37:00- Autism Speaks Toolkits and Guides (in English & Spanish)
38:00- Autism Response Teams
38:30- Apprenticeship Programs
39:30- Project Search
40:00- AHIMA Foundation – registered HIM apprenticeship program to digitize health records
Minute 41:00- CONNECT WITH AUTISM SPEAKS ON SOCIAL MEDIA!
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Minute 43:00- Quotes & Wrapping Up
“If You’ve met one person with Autism, You’ve met one person with Autism” – Dr. Steven Shore
“Sometimes it’s the people no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine.”
– Alan Turing