Loud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation

The Do’s and Don’ts When Hiring an Employee with Special Needs

By Amy Goodman, Co-Director, Autism Now The topic of hiring an employee with special needs is important because employers need to know how to be more open- minded and sensitive to the needs of those who may be different. It is important for employers to be considerate of employees’ needs in that they do not […]

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Posted: September 22nd, 2013 | 3 Comments »

Not Accepting “No”: Tips on Advocating Change

By Jim Caffry, Waterbury, Vermont Government transparency -or the lack of it- is much in the news, and it’s a concept to bear in mind as you advocate on behalf of a loved one with special needs. All of us have been frustrated at one time or another by bureaucracies that don’t offer good reasons […]

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Posted: September 7th, 2013 | No Comments »