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Local sessions dedicated to finding meaningful work

The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati (DSAGC) is hosting a six-week “Meaningful Employment Series,” beginning Sept. 17.

These workshops are geared towards both parents/caregivers and self-advocates to help empower them to find paid jobs or consistent volunteer roles in the community. 84 more words



A friend sent me a tragic news story about a father of a young man with autism, who had been caring for him alone, and had health problems of his own who had ended up taking the young man’s life before taking his own. 331 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Delayed Gratification and Rewards in Autism

Rewards and Motivators are how we roll in autism land.  If you want Bucky to do his math work, you gotta give him something in return.   344 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Queens South CSC Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity

Lifespire is proud of the Queens South CSC individuals who are volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.

Meaningful Employment

Why Google doesn't care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers… 536 more words

Michelle reblogged this on Reading, Drinking and Dancing with a Chaser of Snark and commented:

I've only worked in one organization that believed this. It was an amazing work experience - collaborative and humble. The most successful, long-term employees were people who had to WORK for what they had. They were prouder of company's success over their own personal success. Hire people who WANT to learn on the job.  Be an organization that inspires pride in its employees.  The combination is amazing.

The business of parenting

For the past few months I have been a full time parent while my husband begins a new job and completes his phd.
I miss my job. 125 more words

I Didn’t Get the Job

I was just told that I wasn’t selected for another position that I felt I was perfectly qualified for. I worked out afterwards partly to take my mind off it, partly as a snub to everyone that seems to doubt me, and partly because I don’t have anything else to do. 266 more words

Meaningful Employment