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First line: White Creative Spirit #HireDifferent Logo. Second line of text: by Menachem Rephun, Creative Spirit Communications Manager. Bottom Line of text: 2024: How The Election Can Reshape The Future of Neurodiverse Inclusion. Bottom thirds is a red white and blue "vote" graphic fearturing blue and white "voting box with red check card descending into the podium.
From voting rights, to abortion, gun control reform, and much more, the 2024 election will be momentous in shaping the future of American democracy. The upcoming election is also an opportunity for renewed focus on supporting and upholding the basic civil rights of the approximately 42.5 million Americans with disabilities, including the 15-20% of the...
Written By Menachem Rephun, Creative Spirit Communications Manager Image Description: The title reads, in Dyslexie font (a free font designed for and by dyslexics), “A New Perspective On Disability: A History Of the Neurodiversity Movement, followed by an integrated rainbow infinity symbol (the symbol for neurodiversity).” Below sits the Creative Spirit #HireDifferent Logo. The image...
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Written By Joseph Conciatori, Creative Spirit Candidate and Advocate November 12, 2023 On Saturday, October 14, young changemakers from around the world – including yours truly – participated in the EVOLVE Sustainability Sprint. Hosted by Joni Roberts, the founder of Evolution University, the event challenged delegates to create compassion-centric solutions to global issues, such as...
Written By Joseph Conciatori, Creative Spirit Candidate and Advocate November 11, 2023 YOUNGA 2023 Kicks Off with Networking and Engaging Discussions I recently had the honor and privilege of participating in YOUNGA 2023 as a youth delegate for the second consecutive year. Once again, I participated in a variety of engaging virtual events, including networking...
Written By Menachem Rephun, Communications Manager, Creative Spirit; Designed by Chris Jarrin, Art Director Creative Spirit, and Joanna McElnea, Community Manager Creative Spirit and Self-advocate with dyslexia and ADHD As the war in Israel continues, one area that has been under-publicized is Israel’s longstanding commitment to disability rights and the Model of Inclusion. Through our...
Written By: Menachem Rephun, Communications Manager, Creative Spirit October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual campaign dating back to 1945 that focuses on improving employment inclusion, representation, and accessibility for people with disabilities and neurodiverse conditions. NDEAM is also centered on raising awareness of ableism and the stereotypes and misconceptions that interfere...
Written By: Menachem Rephun, Communications Manager, Creative Spirit How ChatGPT Can Redefine Neurodiverse Education, Workplace Inclusion, and More  ChatGPT, a language model-based chatbot that can generate written content through deep learning, has been the subject of controversy since its launch in November of 2022. Some have voiced concern over pre-programmed biases within the platform, and...
Written By: Menachem Rephun, Communications Manager, Creative Spirit Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a cluster of conditions affecting social interaction and verbal and nonverbal communication, affects over 75,000,000 million people worldwide, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). While progress has been made over the past several years in improving inclusion and representation,...
Written By: Menachem Rephun, Communications Manager, Creative Spirit The Independent Living Movement: How It Has Changed Lives for People With Disabilities The freedom, self-esteem, and dignity that come with independent living are aspects of life many take for granted. For millions of Americans with disabilities, however, they have often been a dream and an aspiration...
Written By: Olivia Nero, Neurodiversity Ally and Menachem Rephun, Communications Manager, Creative Spirit Neurodiversity and Mobility is wonderful for a neurodivergent brain. It can be very therapeutic for just about anyone. Not only that, it is also super healthy to stay active. Being active is good for both mental and physical health.  An example of...
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