Man with Autism Challenges Stereotype in the Workplace

1 year 10 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, April 23 2019 Apr 23, 2019 April 23, 2019 7:36 AM April 23, 2019 in Community - Con Mi Gente
By: Rick Diaz

MCALLEN – He was diagnosed with autism when he was a child; now as a young adult he has a job he loves.

Jeremiah Aleman has learned not to be shy working as a rehabilitation technician at Mindworks, an outpatient rehabilitation center in McAllen.

Aleman says people with his disability are stereotyped.

The owners of the center think employers should consider those with autism.

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