Category Archives: Workplace Issues

10 Ways to Empower Yourself in Trump’s America

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has left many people upset, confused, angry, and powerless.  A good way to defuse these feelings is by becoming proactive, particularly in those areas where Trump is likely to … Continue reading

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Speaking at Arizona Special Education Transition Conference

Today, I’m in Scottsdale, Arizona, speaking at the Talking Stick Resort, as part of the Fourteenth Annual Transition Conference put on by the Arizona Department of Education to assist educators in helping students with special needs transition successfully into post-secondary … Continue reading

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Just Back from Training in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Last week I returned from doing a two-day workshop on multiple intelligences in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  The training, made in cooperation with Medex International, was attended by fifty men and women from all walks of life, primarily from the Abu-Dhabi area, … Continue reading

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Schools Unprepared to Educate Students with Autism for Emerging High-Tech Careers

I’m seriously concerned that the schools aren’t doing enough (change that:  aren’t doing anything!) to prepare students on the autism spectrum for a range of careers that are beginning to open up for them in the workplace.  So much of recent … Continue reading

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Neurodiversity in the Classroom Strategies Featured in Wall Street Journal Online

The October 8, 2013 online edition of the Wall Street Journal included an article entitled ”Training Program Helps Students With Autism Land Jobs” by Carolyn Geer.   In the article, Ms. Geer examines how training programs for students identified as autistic … Continue reading

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