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(Vocational Training and Employment) Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination - World Autism Awareness Day 2017
31 Mar 2017 -  Vocational Training and Employment: A Key to Independence and Self-Sufficiency
Excerpt from the film ‘Swim Team’
Moderator: John Donvan, Correspondent, ABC News, Co-author of “In a Different Key: The Story of Autism”
Antonio Cisneros, Human Rights Officer, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN
Paola Jelonche, Attorney and Member, TGD Padres (PDD Parents), Argentina
Noah McCourt, Former Candidate for Waconia City Council, MN, and Self-Advocate
Maria Wroniszewska, Programme Manager, SYNAPSIS Foundation, Poland
The event was organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information and Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Denmark, Ecuador, Israel and Poland.
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