Author: Susan Sullivan

Going Green while Creating Jobs for People on the Spectrum

From Autism Parenting Magazine Imagine turning used toys into a sustainable green business that creates employment for people with autism and other challenges. PreLOVED Toys Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area 501(c)(3) nonprofit, proposes to do just that. Discouraged by the lack of full time employment opportunities for my college-educated son who has Asperger syndrome, and so many others like him, I thought there had to be a solution.   Sadly, 85% of high-functioning people with autism are unemployed or underemployed. Talking to a friend who was overwhelmed by her children’s outgrown toys, but not wanting them to end...

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