In A Different Key


I look forward to seeing this movie as it relates to some of the experiences in the dating and work world. – Greg

The Story

A mother tracks down the first person ever diagnosed with autism, now an elderly man in rural Mississippi, to learn if his life story holds promise for her own autistic son. Her  journey exposes a startling record of cruelty and kindness alike, framed by forces like race, money and privilege – but leads to hope that more of us are learning to have the backs of those who are “different.”

AANE Training & Consultation for Professionals

I have always felt if a person is allowed to work in an area and a way that he or she is good at, it creates a happier employee.  My boss often used me based on the skills I was good at.  The problem was upper level manager did not understand it. – Greg

Depth of interests can be a workplace strength for autistic individuals and an untapped resource for employers. Supporting passion-based employment has been a more recent workplace phenomenon and has changed how we view interests. No longer are interests only personal hobbies, they can also provide expert-level knowledge and intense motivation in the workplace that drive creativity and workplace innovation. This energy and enthusiasm can translate into job dedication and satisfaction.  read more