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Rethink Benefits is a global behavior health technology company that provides Fortune 100 companies with the first and only global caregiver support system, offering 24/7 virtual caregiver teleconsultations with expert behavioral clinicians, and online evidenced-based training and support for families who have children of all ages with learning, social, or behavioral challenges, or developmental disabilities. Rethink has also recently launched the Neurodiversity Inclusion Center, which offers e-learning modules and a clinical support system to focus on the training of managers and colleagues of the neuro diverse community.


Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities

This year’s theme is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.

This day aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all areas of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Rethink’s mission is to inspire and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and those that support them. We hope that you will join us and pledge to leave no one behind.

http://www.un.org/en/events/disabilitiesday/

 

500,000 Teens With ASD Are Headed To Adulthood. Where Will They Work?

National advocacy group Autism Speaks estimates 500,000 teens with autism will reach adulthood over the next 10 years. Yet nearly half of 25-year-olds with the disorder have never held a paying job, according to Autism Speaks. Ninety percent of adults with autism are also unemployed or underemployed.

Read the full article below:
https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/11/16/500000-teens-asd-work/25736/

Today is Universal Children’s Day

Universal Children’s Day offers each of us an inspirational starting-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights, transforming into discussions and actions that will build a better world for Children.             Rethink Benefits is here to support caregivers of children of all ages with special needs to inspire hope and empower potential. Get involved & wear your blue to promote & celebrate children’s global rights. http://www.un.org/en/events/childrenday/

 

November is National Caregiver’s Month

For this year’s theme of supercharging your caregiving, we want to acknowledge that all working caregivers are superheroes when it comes to managing work and home, especially when they have children with special needs. Take advantage of tools and supports that can help your working caregivers stay on top of it all and help them restore some balance to their life.  www.caregiveraction.org