To create inclusive communities, changes need to be made at both the organizational and individual level. NEXT for AUTISM’s VP, Strategic Adult Initiatives, Brad Walker, and SR Manager, Strategic Workforce Initiatives, John Bryson, discuss strategies in their Autism Spectrum News article, Organizational and Individual Change: The Road to Inclusion.
Read NEXT for AUTISM’s SVP of Strategic Initiatives, Patricia Wright’s, PhD, MPH, white paper, Disability and DEI: A Glaring Omission, that addresses how disability needs to take its rightful place in the DEI movement and what you can do to promote disability employment in the workforce.
Our annual shopping event will take place online and in person from April 14th through April 21st at Edit New York and Shawn Warren Jewelry. On Wednesday, April 21st there will be an exclusive in-store shopping event at Edit NYC from 12PM-7 PM.
Join Bedford Playhouse for Autism Awareness Week as they discuss Autism & Adulthood with a panel on Saturday, April 17th at 3 pm EDT, featuring NEXT for AUTISM’s very own SVP of Strategic Initiatives, Patricia Wright, PhD, MPH. Listen to the discussion where they look at the many ways organizations are helping to provide the skills and resources necessary for these young adults to succeed.
Join us on Tuesday, May 5th at 7PM for a viewing of the film, “In a Different Key” followed by a Q&A between director Caren Zucker, Stephanie Parks, and activist Amy Gravino, moderated by NEXT for AUTISM’s CEO Gillian Leek.