Yes She Can!: Developing Job Skills in Women with Autism, with Marjorie Madfis, MBA
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(28 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS welcome guest Marjorie Madfis, MBA. Marjorie is founder and president of Yes She Can Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to helping young women with autism spectrum disorders develop transferable job skills. Marjorie was inspired by her daughter, Isabelle who is now 21, to create a program to teach business process skills as well as workplace social skills in an authentic business setting. The three discuss Marjorie’s history, the nuances of tasks that Yes She Can makes a point of teaching, and challenges in skill development for people with autism.
For more about Yes She Can, please visit: YesSheCanInc.org
Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every two weeks join our hosts Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS (a Life Coach, Certified Autism Specialist, and Autism advocate that is herself on the spectrum) and Katherine Cody, Psy.D. (a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in people on the autism spectrum) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.
For more information about Dr. Cody, visit: www.spectrumservicesnyc.com
For more about Becca, check out her website, beccalory.com, and look for her on Facebook.
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Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.