Autism and Employment: How the Flutie Foundation Embraces Inclusion and Equality

Enter our Flutie Fellows program. Currently, we have five amazing young adults with autism in our Flutie Fellows program who are invited to collaborate with the Flutie Foundation to pursue their career-related goals. We provide compensation to our Flutie Fellows for a minimum of one year (or on a project basis) and help them make connections and build relationships in chosen industries/communities. Read below to see the incredible strides our Flutie Fellows have made, just in this year!

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Being a Sibling: Frustration and Friendship

 

Just before 2:00, my older brother Sam would march to his room along with our father for his peculiar routine. When the clock struck 2:00, my father would pick Sam up as Sam shouted: “It is 2:00, it is 2:00, it is 2:00”. Once the clock struck 2:01, Sam would suddenly stop, my father would put him down, and they would return downstairs. He did this routine every day for years and years. Sam had to be home for 2:00, making us plan our day around it. I would repeatedly ask my parents about Sam’s routine.  

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Gonk Knocks S1 E2 - Raising the Bar

Written by Flutie Fellow Andrew Roberts of Boston Sports Mania

Below is Episode 2, along with my voiceover recap of the second day of football activity at Algonquin, August 18th.  In case you missed it, Click here for Episode 1.