With the recent movement of encouraging STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers to females, as seen through GoldieBlox ads and Women Who Code, there is another group of individuals that STEM education appeals to. Employers are taking note of some people with autism and discovering they possess the skills...

When things are left unspoken, there are a wide variety of interpretations that can be made. Left to chance, those messages can often lead to errors and unintended connotations. Having an open dialogue between people with disabilities and others is beneficial for everyone to avoid these types of mistakes. Most...