For its Power, Magic, & Transcendence

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to lone­li­ness.
― Maya Angelou

Have you ever felt that some­thing you read or heard someone say was almost

Read more “Thank You for the Music: On the autistic joy of pursuing special interests”
Black woman in a wheelchair looking up a set of stairs in a house.

Creating an envi­ron­ment that is inclu­sive of all employees, for what­ever dif­fer­ences they have, pre­pares employees to be respectful, open, and even excited about inclu­sion.  Truly, being unapolo­get­i­cally accepting of dif­fer­ence is one of the most prof­itable, trans­for­ma­tive, and exciting

Read more “How to Get Your Workforce Excited About Diversity & Inclusion”

The bitter irony of his dressing in black was not lost on me. He smiled a hopeful smile, before walking into the “job inter­view prac­tice” hosted by a local Autism Organization.

As I watched him go, I felt a wave of deep frus­tra­tion, sup­pressed my

Read more “Building Bridges to Nowhere: On Workplace Best Practices for Keeping Autistic Persons Terminally Jobless”