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Neurodiversity Hiring Programs – A Path to Employment?

Standard recruiting and interviewing processes are designed for the ways neurotypical candidates think. Unfortunately, these practices often obscure the talents neurodivergent candidates can bring to an organization. While some autistic individuals do obtain employment through an employer’s...

Uniquely Human Podcast #9 – Honoring the Culture of Autism with Michael John Carley

Episode 9 - Honoring the Culture of Autism with Michael John Carley [su_button url="https://uniquelyhuman.com/2021/01/22/michael-john-carley/" style="flat" background="#1f2656" color="#ffffff" size="4" radius="0" icon="icon: music"]Listen to the Podcast![/su_button] [su_spacer...

Uniquely Human Podcast #7 – Autism at the Holidays with Kristy Forbes and Kristen Finch

Episode 7 - Autism at the Holidays with Kristy Forbes and Kristen Finch (David's Wife!) [su_button url="https://uniquelyhuman.com/2020/12/18/autism-at-the-holidays-kristy-forbes-kristen-finch/" style="flat" background="#1f2656" color="#ffffff" size="4" radius="0" icon="icon: music"]Listen to...

Uniquely Human Podcast #6 – Autism and the Arts with Elaine Hall, Domonique Brown and Michael Kregler

Episode 6 - Autism and the Arts with Elaine Hall, Domonique Brown and Michael Kregler [su_button url="https://uniquelyhuman.com/2020/12/04/autism-and-the-arts/" style="flat" background="#1f2656" color="#ffffff" size="4" radius="0" icon="icon: music"]Listen to the...

Uniquely Human Podcast #4 – Autism and Quality of Life with Becca Lory Hector

Episode 4 - Autism at Quality of Life with Becca Lory Hector [su_button url="https://uniquelyhuman.com/2020/11/06/autism-and-improving-quality-of-life/" style="flat" background="#1f2656" color="#ffffff" size="4" radius="0" icon="icon: music"]Listen to the Podcast![/su_button] [su_spacer...

Uniquely Human Podcast #3 – Steve Silberman on Neurodiversity; A First Look at Enthusiasms

Episode 3 - Steve Silberman on Neurodiversity; A First Look at Enthusiasms [su_button url="https://uniquelyhuman.com/2020/10/23/a-first-look-at-enthusiasms-steve-silberman/" style="flat" background="#1f2656" color="#ffffff" size="4" radius="0" icon="icon: music"]Listen to the...

High School Student Forms Nonprofit Devoted to Improving Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Isabella He, a junior at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, California, started the nonprofit organization SN Inclusion to bring career-technical education to individuals with special needs. [caption id="attachment_5220" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Isabella He with the founder of...

Neurodiversity and Sibling Relationships

Having a child with an autism spectrum disorder has a transformative effect on the entire family. Typically, when a child is diagnosed with autism, parents embark on a mission to find effective treatments and support systems. However, during treatment planning neurotypical siblings are often...

Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Home: How to Thrive as a Family Unit

Various research studies have shown that early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is important for providing the tools and strategies needed for long term success in areas such as education, career, and life in general (McEachin, Smith, & Lovaas, 1993). It is...

Uniquely Human Podcast #1 – A Fresh and Uniquely Human Perspective on Autism with Dr. Barry Prizant and Dave Finch

Episode 1 - A Fresh and Uniquely Human Perspective on Autism with Dr. Barry Prizant and Dave Finch [su_button url="https://uniquelyhuman.com/2020/09/22/a-fresh-and-uniquely-human-perspective-on-autism/" style="flat" background="#1f2656" color="#ffffff" size="4" radius="0" icon="icon:...