Unemployment among those with autism is approximately 85 percent. This statistic means that roughly two-thirds of people with autism are not working. In general, those with autism had lower employment rates and higher rates of social isolation than people with other kinds of disabilities. These numbers are daunting for those with autism and the families and caretakers who love them.
Rather than continue to worry, one family decided to do something about it and create their career path for their son.
The Creation of the Car Wash
Donna D’Eri and John D’Eri spent countless hours thinking about what their son, Andrew, would do when he was no longer there to support him. Andrew is a vibrant young man with autism. As Andrew grew up, John saw that although he