Ready & Abled

Suzanne Robitaille looks at disabilities and special needs.

Local Companies Attend Disability-Hiring Boot Camp

A group of Fortune 500s, along with local disability organizations, met today in Windsor, Conn., for a leadership boot camp to examine ways to employ more people with disabilities. The backdrop: Walgreens distribution center in Windsor, which is designed to employ 30% people with disabilities. Companies attending the boot camp included Walgreens, Ernst & Young, […] [Read More]
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Fish Therapy for Autistic Youth at Mystic Aquarium

At the popular Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn., two new programs are helping kids and teens with learning and developmental disorders learn social skills to help them navigate school and beyond. In Social Species from the Sea to Me, teens encounter a variety of marine animals with varying social behaviors at the aquarium, hear about […] [Read More]