Bill 5141 In the News: Press Coverage and Media Coverage

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

 cbs6CBS 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.

NEWS10 ABC   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.


PR-assemblyman Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara Press Release: Assemblyman Santabarbara Joins Disabilities Advocates to Unveil Job Training Legislation April 27, 2015


PR-Kate Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership President Kate Palmer outlines her organization’s support for Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara’s new jobs bill.

PR-SteveAssemblyman Angelo Santabarbara @asmsantabarbara with Stephen Motto from CUSP Educational Services @CUSPservices, supporting autistic college students with communication and academics and employment success.

pr-janineAutism Society of Albany, New York Executive Director Janine Kruiswijk outlines the importance of communication support in unlocking the potential of New Yorkers with Autism.

PR-ARCSchenectady ARC Executive Director Kirk Lewis explains the benefits of communication support to people with developmental disabilities seeking a job.

pr-chris   “Hearing from a speech pathologist about the importance of offering communication support provided in this bill.”




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