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How Candy Machines Are Creating Jobs for Adults with Autism

September 24, 2014

 

 

(September 24, 2014) - FOX 32 News in Chicago reported on adults with autism who are working sweet jobs for charity. The Easter Seals 'Bubble 2 Work' program teaches adults on the spectrum job skills and how to thrive in a workplace enviornment.

Their job is to refil gum ball machines that raise money for charity. FOX 32 followed a few of the employees on their daily routine and realized that not only are they learning valuable life skills but they are also teaching everyone they work with about autism. Watch the report above for more. 

In 2012, Autism Speaks provided a Chapter Grant to fund the expansion of the Bubble 2 Work program. Read more in this Your Dollars @ Work post here!