Library Cafe Employs Barista with Autism

About 90% of adults with autism are unemployed, so kudos to any employer that makes an effort to give them a chance and reduce that percentage. The Matador Coffee Shop in Scottsdale Public Library (Arizona, USA) has done just that, teaming up with The Southwest Austism Research and Resource Center to employ Jon, a barista with Aspergers. [Story & video via ABC 15]

“This was the first company that gave me a chance,” said Jon who has been looking for a job for the past six years.

More: http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/region_northeast_valley/scottsdale/Autistic-barista-thrives-in-Scottsdale-library-coffee-shop#ixzz2OvYCQcui

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