Tag Archives: transition

Neurodiversity is trending: A commencement speech

  For all the graduates, what a beautiful and momentous day! Let’s enjoy it to the fullest, but let’s not forget those less fortunate than us wherever they might live on the planet we share. Please accept my heartfelt congratulations! … Continue reading

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Now is the Time: Father- Son Team Rocks Employment for People with Autism

José Velasco,  coordinator of SAP’s global “Autism at Work” program, and his son, José, Jr. wowed 45 fathers of young people with autism when they shared their story at Hill Top Preparatory School in Rosemont, PA on November 13, 2015. … Continue reading

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Growing Up on the Spectrum: Zach Zaborny and stepdad, Mike McMahon

Born at 26 weeks and weighing only 1lbs 12oz, Zach Zaborny spent the first six months of his life in the hospital. After overcoming many early obstacles, he grew up to have a normal and healthy childhood. At 8 years … Continue reading

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