Crafting Autism Employment with Creativity and Purpose

Business: Crafters for Life Mission: Create a constructive reason for autistic and special needs adults after aging out of high school to leave the house, learn social skills, and earn a paycheck. What is Crafters for Life? Crafters For Life is a company that employs autistic individuals and others with special needs to make and sell hand-crafted products. Our products include greeting cards, drink coasters, key chains, lavender eye pillows, drink tumblers and sugar scrubs. The company is based on a skills program in a high … [Read more...]

Joey Turns Imagination into Art

Meet Joey.  His mom is Julie, the supermom who shares her chaotic journey through autism on her community Facebook site at Ketchup with a side of autism. Joey is the supportive big brother to his sister Debbie. And at only 12 years old, Joey is quite the creative guy! And boy, do we love creative types here at Geek Club Books, so we decided to find out more about Joey and present a gallery showing of his art. Joey, how long have you been drawing and making videos? I've been drawing since I was about 4 years old.  It's hard to remember … [Read more...]