AUTISM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AUTISM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Being an entrepreneur is answer for some with autism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292268-79/says-cottle-autistic-autism.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292268-79/says-cottle-autistic-autism.html.csp">Being an entrepreneur is answer for some with autism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T12:19:27.103-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 12:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket’s bakery, she told him he’d never do anything more than collect grocery carts. After six years of bagging groceries and pushing carts, Cottle wanted more. He had already learned how to do some baking. Cottle is autistic. And today he’s an entrepreneur, the owner of Stuttering King Bakery, turning out batches of cookies, brownies and scones for cafes and businesses and groups that need catering. “I was like, OK, I am de...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582922682014-08-23T12:19:27.103-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-23T12:19:27.103-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292268@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:19:27 MDT Autistic business owners capitalize on strengths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292269-79/autistic-business-autism-based.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292269-79/autistic-business-autism-based.html.csp">Autistic business owners capitalize on strengths</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T12:21:39.66-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 12:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A growing movement to find work for autistic people is helping some start their own businesses. Work requiring an attention to detail and with repetitive tasks is ideal for an autistic person who wants to start a business, says Gregg Ireland, co-founder of Extraordinary Ventures, a Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based organization that creates jobs for the autistic. Ireland’s son Vinnie, who is autistic, has a business doing yard work and landscaping. One in 68 people have some form of a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582922692014-08-23T12:21:39.66-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-23T12:21:39.66-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292269@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:21:39 MDT Small businesses: Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301213-79/autistic-autism-cottle-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301213-79/autistic-autism-cottle-says.html.csp">Small businesses: Entrepreneurship the answer for some with autism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Joyce M. Rosenberg</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:22:58.992-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket’s bakery, she told him he’d never do anything more than collect grocery carts. After six years of bagging groceries and pushing carts, Cottle wanted more. He had already learned how to do some baking. Cottle is autistic. And today he’s an entrepreneur, the owner of Stuttering King Bakery, turning out batches of cookies, brownies and scones for cafes and businesses and groups that need catering. “I was like, OK, I am destined to d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583012132014-08-15T14:22:58.992-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T14:22:58.992-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301213@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:22:58 MDT Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp">Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:25:40.9-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sixteen-year-old Mason Dimock can focus intently on one subject, thinks visually and spatially, and is interested in technology — skills that have helped him land a summer job designing for a construction company. He and nine other Salt Lake City teens were selected for a pilot project by NeuroVersity, a company that aims to give students with autism or similar disorders the training they’ll need for careers. The students work with 3-D imaging software called SketchUp Make, developed by Google. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183934@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:25:40 MDT