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John: An Employment Success in His Own Words

A Conversation with John Taylor, Family Services Database Coordinator at Autism Speaks. Please check out our Employment Tool Kit to help you research, find and keep employment in the current, competitive labor market. Stories, tips and resources were developed from a collaboration of people, including adults with autism, dedicated to increasing the employment participation of adults on the spectrum.

Why I Walk - To make a difference!

Author: 
Mandy Jones, Walk Chair - Triangle Walk Now for Autism Speaks

After seeing first-hand the struggles Autism brings on children and families, I walk!

I have been an avid Autism Speaks supporter for five years. I fundraise year-round by gathering support for a fundraiser I started called Ridin’ Hawg Wild in Lexington NC. This all began in 2009 when I started researching ways to fund Autism research. Why you ask? My son, Sammy, was diagnosed with Autism at age four.