Today On The Avenue we want to celebrate Mark Fleming. Mark is a young man on the autism spectrum who identified a need in the autistic community, and has made it his personal mission to help solve it. While working as a volunteer for the special Olympics, Mark noticed that a growing issue for people with a disability was how to stay active. Many individuals with a [...]
Today On The Avenue we’re celebrating our fearless leader, Tom Woodard. He is the most recent recipient of the AAF Silver Medal Award. The American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the [...]
Today On The Avenue we’re talking about a recent news story from NPR. They have reported that Walmart is in the process of eliminating their greeter position, and replacing it with a “customer host” position. This new title will carry a different set of tasks, responsibilities, and requirements, and while this shift in position may seem insignificant to many, it had a [...]
Today On The Avenue we want to talk about the care crisis for adults with autism. Up until the age of 21, individuals with disabilities are entitled to free public education under federal law. While receiving a public education, special education programs are offered for student who need them. Programs like these often include services like speech-language therapy, [...]
Today On The Avenue we’ve got a sneak peek into episode 2 of the “No Edits. No Filter” podcast. In episode 2 Tom in his crew will be talking about family, and all of the craziness that comes with it. Check out the clip below, and get excited!
Today On The Avenue we want to introduce you to Temple Grandin. Temple is a professor of animal science, speaker, and author living with Autism. Both in her book, “The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum,” and in her Ted Talk which is featured below, Temple speaks on how autism has affected her life as she’s grown into one of the most well [...]
Today On The Avenue, we want to share a video from our guys at Woodard Brothers. Woodard Brothers is a shipping and fulfillment company with a mission to hire people with disabilities, and a dedication to provided the best service possible to it’s clients. They provide their blended workforce, one made up of people with and without disabilities, with the [...]