Looking forward to exhibiting at the NEEBC Annual Employee Benefits Summit & Trade Show tomorrow. Hope to see all of you New Englanders stop by our table to learn how you can support your employees who are caring for a child with special needs so they can have a better work/life balance.
Excited to be a first-time sponsor at the Virgin Pulse Thrive Summit in New Orleans this week. Glad we could be part of the solution for Total Health Engagement – helping employers build healthy workplace cultures that encourage all employees to be their best and most productive selves, at work and beyond.
For those of you attending, stop by Table 11 to learn how Rethink Benefits can help you address gaps in your medical benefits, while providing training and resources to help caregivers feel less stressed, more productive and engaged at work.
National advocacy group Autism Speaks estimates 500,000 teens with autism will reach adulthood over the next 10 years. Today, 90% of adults with the disorder that impairs communication and social interaction are unemployed or underemployed. Check out this great program in honor of neurodiversity week. Glad to see other options, in addition, to Rethink for supporting the neurodiverse community.
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Caregivers need care too. Living a healthy lifestyle may not be easy but can be achieved by gradually making small changes and building on those successes. Find the balance between work and play, the ups and downs of life, and physical and mental health while caring for your loved ones. Find a little time for yourself today. It’s all right to ask for help – break the stigma.
With the rise in diagnosis rates of cognitive disorders, so glad to see a water park supporting a safe and inclusive family experience.
Glad to see an airline supporting an inclusive customer experience.
1 in 59 children have been diagnosed with ASD in the U.S. Check out the below video to see how autism is growing globally, the implications by 2025, and how Rethink can help your organization fill medical plan gaps and keep your employee caregivers with children with special needs engaged and productive.
April 2rd also is Autism Awareness Day. Increase understanding and acceptance to help enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Light it up blue – show your support by incorporating blue all month long. Check out all the ways to get involved to make it a more inclusive world.
Check out this inspiring video where Dame Shirley discuses “Transforming Autism”.
In honor of women’s history month, we wanted to pay tribute to Dame Stephanie Shirley, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and mom of a son with autism. She is a visionary woman who has been supporting autism spectrum disorders research and charities for years, with her latest initiative to help individuals with autism become employed.
her latest book that she worked on with Adam Feinstein:
Autism Works – A Guide to Successful Employment Across the Entire Spectrum
Visit her website to get more information on this incredible woman and what she has accomplished:
Down Syndrome affects approximately 400,000 families in the United States alone, where each year, one in 700 babies in the United States is born with Down Syndrome. Today is a day to promote awareness, educate others, and encourage those with Down Syndrome to participate in daily activities so they can live a full life and play a vital role in their community. Show your support and incorporate blue and yellow in your day and spread the word using #WDSD19.