Autistic girl one of only three selected for ‘Yes, I can’ award – The Davis Clipper

by Becky GINOS bginos@davisclipper.com KAYSVILLE—For 9-year-old Reagan Scheurer, making a friend was a major milestone. That might not seem unusual for other children but Scheurer is autistic. “She was in a main stream classroom for kindergarten, first grade and one month of second grade,” said her mother Brooke Scheurer. “Reagan has high anxiety and being …

In California, more and more companies want to recruit autistic employees – Equal Times

Staring at his screen, Dakota Jordan adds the last touches to the cartoon he has been working on assiduously for weeks. “When I am creating, it is as if I suddenly have the world in my hands. It is a feeling of absolute freedom!” explains this young man, an autistic graphic artist and film fan, …