Finding the right job is tough, especially for adults on the autism spectrum. In this episode, learn more about how to showcase your strengths and get connected with a meaningful place to work.
Garret Hoff is the founding Director of the Autism Tree Project Foundation (ATPF) Autism Advance Program, where he volunteers his time to help Autistic individuals advance in the workforce whether that be through academic or professional pursuits. He graduated summa cum laude from George Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Communication in May of 2021 and currently works in the Conflicts Department of AmLaw top 100 Law firm. He is planning on going to law school this fall and has already received over $650,000 worth of scholarship offers. Garrett was diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum at the age of 2 years and 9 months and received substantial hours of speech, music and occupational therapy for much of his childhood.
Crystal Sanford, M.Ed.. M.A. CCC-SLP
Crystal is the owner and director of the Sanford Autism Advocacy Group, LLC (https://www.sdautismhelp.com), a consulting practice offering IEP advocacy and parent empowerment classes for fellow Autism families throughout the U.S. To learn more about IEP assistance and help advocating for the special education your child deserves, contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org. For San Diego families, Crystal has also opened the Sanford Speech & Learning Center (https://www.sanfordspeech.com), offering speech therapy and social groups for children of all abilities.