IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE:
(36 mins) In this episode, hosts Katherine Cody, Psy.D. and Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS welcome guest Marcia Scheiner. Marcia is the President and Founder of Integrate, formerly Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership. Prior to founding Integrate, Ms. Scheiner spent twenty five years in the financial services industry, most recently as CEO of Centrally Managed Businesses for Zurich Financial Services. She has also held management positions at Chase Manhattan Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Ms. Scheiner is a graduate of Wellesley College and has an MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. She is the parent of an adult son with Asperger Syndrome. The three discuss the importance of families preparing children with autism to join the workforce, the challenges involved in job interviews, and how networks are often important for people on the spectrum seeking employment.
For more on Integrate, visit: www.integrateadvisors.org
Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Each week, join our hosts Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS (a Life Coach, Certified Autism Specialist, and Autism advocate that is herself on the spectrum) and Katherine Cody, Psy.D. (a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in people on the autism spectrum) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.
For more information about Dr. Cody, visit: www.spectrumservicesnyc.com