Perspective – Things Could Be Worse

http://gflooring.com/about/health-and-safety by | May 22, 2015 | autistic spectrum, Boko Haram, disabilites, disability housing, employment, gender bias, IAC, ISIS militants, kidnapping, managed care, Never Empty Nest, Nigeria, NYC FAIR, OPWDD, rape

     In addition to reporting on the dismal state of young adults like my daughter on the autistic spectrum, trying to find jobs and lead independent lives, I’m painfully aware of how much worse things are for a variety of other empty-nest parents. Just look at the...

World Autism Awareness Day

http://disegnoworks.com/portfolio/material-change/ by | Apr 3, 2015 | autism, Ban Ki Moon, disabilities, employment, Hewlett Packard, Jack Markell, Microsoft, neurodiversity, Pace University, SAP, Specialisterne, United Nations, World Autism Awareness Day

   What a difference a year can make!  Remember when I wrote about April being devoted to “autism awareness” last year?  (See “April and Autism,” 4/4/14).  I shared my conviction that a single month of “awareness” was absurdly insufficient to resolve the complex...

Undiscovered Talent

by | Oct 4, 2013 | auditions, Back Stage, college graduates, comedy, digital magazines, employment, entertainment industry, film, media, open mikes, publishing, talent agencies, television, Vassar, videos, writing, YouTube

     What will happen to Max—and all the other talented college grads—who want to be in the entertainment business?  A lucky and persistent few will succeed.  Most will struggle, fail, and give up on their dreams. They’ll take whatever job they can find, or go to...

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