The Paralegal Assistant Training “PLAT” Program has been highlighted in a seminal report entitled “Massachusetts Healthy People 2020 Autism Roadmap” published by the U Mass Medical School Shriver Center. The Autism Higher Education Foundation program is mentioned under the title; “Future possibilities: Transition to Adult Life.” You can read more here.
This year I have had the opportunity to work as a job coach with a student at the Essex County Family and Probate Court through the Paralegal Assistant Training Program (PLAT) offered by the Autism Higher Education Foundation. At his internship, my student sorts, organizes, and scans files, inputs data into their computer system, and […]
By Alexandra Lapkin, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly For years, Vanda M. Khadem poked around for job opportunities for her daughter, a 20-year-old who’s on the autism spectrum. Khadem considered all sorts of possibilities — even farming — until she had an “epiphany.” “I asked Sarah: ‘Why don’t you help me in my office?’” recalls Khadem, a […]