Employment Training & Jobs and
The Nicholas Center acts as agents of change to inspire, encourage and motivate communities to include Autistic individuals in all facets of community life.
The organization supports individuals to learn critical life skills, improve social and communication abilities, gain meaningful vocational training, and engage in community projects.
With a focus on creating inclusive employment opportunities, The Nicholas Center has been instrumental in the creation and success of micro-businesses and social enterprises, including a partnership with Spectrum Designs Foundation where 50% of Nicholas Center employees gain work skills or have secured employment.
The number of people born who are on the Autism Spectrum
The amount of people on the Spectrum who are disconnected
from community life and the world of work
The amount of people who will become working age adults on the Spectrum in the next decade
The estimated lifetime societal cost of each unemployed
individual with Autism
The Nicholas Center provides daily support to over 100 individuals with autism each day. We provide a pathway for them to have happy and fulfilling futures. Your support will make a life-changing difference... each and everyday!