Carolyn Jeppsen, CEO/President/Co-Founder, supported the Organization for Autism Research by writing an article on how to develop communication skills for the workplace. Read the full article here.
“What we’ve seen has been remarkable”
Christopher Long, a BroadFutures Winter 2019 alum, has been hired through Wells Fargo’s Neurodiversity Program as an Engineering Analyst. Read more about Chris’ journey here. Congratulations, Chris!
Disability Hiring Hesitancy Is A Problem Young Leaders Can Solve
Denise Brodey, a BroadFutures 2021 Champion Award recipient, is a Senior Contributor at Forbes. In this article, she mentions BroadFutures as an organization embracing remote options. Read the full article here.
MENTOR Spotlight: BroadFutures
MENTOR National highlights BroadFutures in this spotlight as part of their ongoing 30th-anniversary celebration. The article features Senior Program Associate, Alexa Weidanz, as she talks about her mentoring experience at BroadFutures, as well as one of her mentees, Nicholas. Check out the spotlight here.
More Companies Looking for Ways to Hire and Support “Neurodiverse” Workers
BroadFutures is featured in this article from Understood by Tara Drinks. Read how Carolyn Jeppsen, Co-Founder & CEO, mentions how BroadFutures is the only program in the country committed to internships for young people with learning disabilities.
Beacon College: “A World of Difference: Ensuring Workforce Diversity Includes Neurodiversity”
BroadFutures was featured on “A World of Difference,” a Beacon College-produced program geared towards families with children with learning differences. Check out our CEO and Co-Founder, Carolyn Jeppsen, as she talks about empowering young people with LD/ADHD so they can reach their full potential in school and the workforce.
Disability:IN DC Metro Webinar
As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the 30th anniversary of the ADA, Disability:IN DC Metro recognized some of their community partners, including BroadFutures, in a series of webinars. In addition to Carolyn Jeppsen, CEO/Co-Founder/President of BroadFutures, the webinar features Catherine Provost, Director of Constituent Services for Senator Van Hollen, as well as Danielle Silverman (summer 2019/winter 2020 alumni intern) and Oscar Held (summer 2020 alumni participant).
Attention Talk Radio with Jeff Copper: Is it Time for an ADHD Gap Year?
COVID-19: Is it Time for an ADHD Gap Year to Work on Life and Work Readiness?
“The COVID-19 pandemic has really put a wrench in everyone’s plans. For many with ADHD, it’s disruptive to learning, so much so that one could almost classify it as a lost year. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper (www.digcoaching.com) interviews Carolyn Jeppsen of BroadFutures. They talk about the dynamic that’s going on now and the advantages of taking a gap year or semester and spending it working on life and work readiness so that, when things resume, you are in a good position to take advantage of them. If you’re a student or the parent of a student who is struggling with the notion of online learning, this is a show you won’t want to miss.”
Guest Blog Post: Continuing to Build Our Community Virtually
We are thrilled to share our guest blog post on the Catalogue for Philanthropy’s website. “Continuing to Build Our Community Virtually” reflects on the successes and highlights of our first-ever virtual training program.