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Official Selection – 2019 Impact DOCS Awards Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2019 Impact DOCS Awards Film Festival! Visit the festival here!

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Official Selection – 2018 Gold Coast International Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2018 Gold Coast International Film Festival! Visit the festival here!

Official Selection – 2018 Clifton Film Celebration

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2018 Clifton Film Celebration! Visit the festival here!

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Official Selection – 2018 Strasburg Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2018 Strasburg Film Festival! Visit the festival here!

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Official Selection – 2019 Beach Cities Inspirational Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2019 Beach Cities Inspirational Film Festival! Visit the festival here!

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Official Selection – 2018 Utopia Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2018 Utopia Film Festival! Visit the festival here.

Official Selection – 2018 Glendale International Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2018 Glendale International Film Festival! Visit the festival here.

Loudoun Filmmaker Makes the Case for Hiring Adults with Autism

In the next decade, more than 500,000 teens with autism will enter adulthood, according to Autism Speaks. But a 2017 report showed that only 14 percent of autistic adults hold paid jobs. There’s a growing concern among parents and families of autistic children that as they grow into adults they’re likely to be underemployed or […]

How to Help Individuals With Autism Enter the Job Market

Over the next decade, 500,000 individuals with Autism will age into adulthood and many of them will need to find a job. Spectrum Designs’ Patrick Bardsley and Tim Howe join Cheddar to discuss why 75% of their company’s staff is on the Autism spectrum. View the full story here.

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Viewpoint: ’This Business of Autism’ showcases how, why of social enterprise in our community

It is an amazing experience to sit in a movie theater watching the world premiere of a documentary in the small village on Long Island where it was filmed with the people it was filmed about. “This Business of Autism” is more than a profile of a social enterprise built around providing jobs for adults […]

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Bardsley: Adults with autism need jobs, not handouts

The Centers for Disease just reported that Autism rates in America have increased; now one in 59 children are on the spectrum. What amounts to a 15 percent rise in just two years is cause for alarm, especially given that experts cannot point to any one specific cause for this astonishing jump. READ FULL STORY […]

Senator Phillips Attends World Premiere Of This Business Of Autism

Senator Phillips Attends World Premiere Of ‘This Business Of Autism’

Senator Elaine Phillips recently attended the Gold Coast Arts Festival world premiere of “This Business of Autism,” a documentary centered on Spectrum Designs of Port Washington and the economic and societal benefits of employing young adults with autism. Senator Phillips was featured in the film after being interviewed in September. READ FULL STORY HERE: https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/elaine-phillips/senator-phillips-attends-world-premiere-business-autism

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‘This Business of Autism’: Port Washington Social Enterprise Provides Template for Employing Autistic Adults

It is an amazing experience to sit in a movie theater watching the world premiere of a documentary in the small village on Long Island where it was filmed with the people it was filmed about. “This Business of Autism” is more than a profile of a social enterprise built around providing jobs for adults […]

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Broadway World Photo Flash: This Business of Autism Debuts To Sold-Out Crowd

On May 31st, the film “This Business of Autism” premiered on the big screen at Soundview Cinemas in Port Washington, New York, as part of the Gold Coast International Film Festival to a sold-out crowd of Autism advocates, local politicians and more.   READ THE FULL STORY HERE: https://www.broadwayworld.com  

“This Business of Autism” Premieres in Port Washington, New York at Gold Coast International Film Festival

Feature-length documentary on employment opportunities for adults with autism takes sold-out theater audience on emotional journey while addressing powerful and inspiring themes on corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurism, government programs and family. Port Washington, New York – June 1, 2018 –The highly anticipated premiere of “This Business of Autism” last night more than delivered on its […]

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Official Selection – 2018 Gold Coast International Film Festival

We are thrilled to announce we are an official selection of the 2018 Gold Coast International Film Festival! Visit the festival here.

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Bringing Spectrum Design to the Big Screen

Bringing Spectrum Design to the big screen

This Business of Autism: World Premiere

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Spectrum Designs Expansion Inspires Documentary

Spectrum Designs Expansion Inspires Documentary