quinta-feira, 2 de outubro de 2014

Teens with autism learn how to run a business

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -
You may have seen those gumball machines in businesses; the kind where you put a coin in the slot and the money goes to charity. What you may not know, though, is that the machines provide jobs and a lifeline to the outside world.
For some, a gumball represents freedom; the freedom that comes with employment.
Ronny, Dylan, Jack and Reshaun have autism. Through Easter Seals 'Bubble 2 Work' program, they have jobs. They maintain, re-fill and collect money from the candy machines and learn how to run a business.
Autism is a developmental disability that affects social interaction. Easter Seals employment training exposes clients to workplace relationships. (...)

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