AASCEND Authors Introduce Their Visionary New Book on Autism Full Employment

The June 19 AASCEND general meeting features Michael Bernick and Dr. Lou Vismara, discussing their visionary new book, The Autism Full Employment Act. This new book is about the next stages of jobs for adults with autism, ADHD, and other learning and mental health differences in the post-pandemic economy. The authors are AASCEND member Michael Bernick, and Lou Vismara, MD, one of the founders of the MIND Institute at UC Davis and a longtime advocate for the autism community. At the June 19 meeting, Bernick and Vismara will be interviewed by AASCEND member and AASCEND TV book reviewer, Jennifer Brooks, on their new book and employment opportunities for adults with autism in the post pandemic economy.

The Zoom meeting URL and password will be sent as the date approaches. No registration is necessary.

Michael Bernick portrait photo

MICHAEL BERNICK is a former director of the California State Labor Department, with over forty years in the employment field. He currently is an employment attorney with the interna­tional law firm of Duane Morris LLP,  fellow with the Milken Institute, and advisor to the Stanford Neurodiversity Project.

Lou Vismara portrait photo

LOU VISMARA, MD is a founding mem­ber of the UC Davis MIND Institute, the state of California’s First 5 Commission, and the California Legislative Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism.

As usual at AASCEND meetings, attendees on the autism spectrum will offer their experience and perspectives throughout the program.

Who: Adults on the autism spectrum, families, mentors and professionals all welcome. For more information, please contact: info@aascend.org
When: Sat Jun 19, 10am – 11am (approx.)
Where: Online via Zoom. URL and password will be emailed.