Nov 25, 2015 • 17M

#329: Father Works to Create Opportunities for Those with Autism

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November 19, 2015 - Read the full GoodCrowdinfo article and watch the interview here: Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes by clicking here: or on Stitcher by clicking here: “Autism is the fastest growing developmental diagnosis in the world today more than diabetes, HIV or cancer combined,” notes Dr. Julian Maha, founder of KultureCity, a nonprofit serving those with autism, including Julian’s son. “Only 20% of these children go on to have jobs yet very little attention is being paid to this issue.” Julian created KultureCity to answer the questions, “How do you create a future without limits and job opportunities for children with disabilities specifically autism?” Julian explains, “We are doing this by engaging the community and helping them realize not only the social good benefits of inclusion and job creation for individuals with autism but also the monetary and PR benefits.” “If we are right about KultureCIty, in 10 years, we would have created a world where inclusion is promoted and abilities are celebrated. A world where every child regardless of their medical diagnosis has a chance at a future without limits and is accepted and included,” he concludes. Read the full GoodCrowdinfo article and watch the interview here: Please consider whether a friend or colleague might benefit from this piece and, if so, share it.