Legislation would help autistic adults secure employment
Author(s): Rebecca Botta-Zalucki and Henny Kupferstein
For The Sunday Gazette Date: June 14, 2015 Section: D
CBS News 6 – Albany– Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara joined advocates from the Schenectady ARC, GRASP and Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region to introduce legislation that will help people with developmental disabilities find a job and thrive in the workplace.
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Assemblyman Santabarbara will be unveiling his proposal to help those with autism in the workplace. (Video Below)
Bill would aid disabled job seekers: The Legislative Gazette, April 27, 2015
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara joins local disabilities activist Rebecca Botta-Zalucki to push legislation that will provide New Yorkers with developmental disabilities access to communication training. Photo by Richard Moody.
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara Press Release: Assemblyman Santabarbara Joins Disabilities Advocates to Unveil Job Training Legislation April 27, 2015
GRASP.org: Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership President Kate Palmer outlines her organization’s support for Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara’s new jobs bill.
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara @asmsantabarbara with Stephen Motto from CUSP Educational Services @CUSPservices, supporting autistic college students with communication and academics and employment success.
Autism Society of Albany, New York Executive Director Janine Kruiswijk outlines the importance of communication support in unlocking the potential of New Yorkers with Autism.
Angelo Santabarbara @AsmSantabarbara “Hearing from a speech pathologist about the importance of offering communication support provided in this bill.”
- NYSACRA and NYSRA fully support A.5141 (Santabarbara) and S.4256 (Carlucci)
- NYSILC and NYAIL endorse (A.5141 Santabarbara, S.4256 Carlucci) Communication support in Vocational Rehabilitation Communication Support services
- NYSARC, Inc. Memorandum of Support for A.5141/ S.4256 Autism Communication Support Bill
- Bill 5141 In the News: Press Coverage and Media Coverage