Jonathan’s Landscape: Skills for Work Place Self-Advocacy

January 15, 2018

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Self-advocacy is the ability and willingness to speak up for yourself to get what you need to be successful in a particular environment. A good self-advocate makes use of several skills, among them self-awareness, good communication, and leadership. In this article we talk about how to develop these skills for effective self-advocacy. A good way to develop self-advocacy is being aware of what areas of work you are good at, your goals, and also what is required of you at your job. An example of a long-term goal is a desire to get a promotion. Suppose you enjoy motivational speaking,…Read More

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Jonathan’s Landscape: Making the Roommate Experience a Positive One

January 5, 2018

Jonathan Stewart is an Epic Health Services employee who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan uses art as a means of expression and therapy. Jonathan hopes that his contributions will encourage patients to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams – just like he is doing every day! In every walk of life we often come across a circumstance where working with others is an important part of the situation. Jonathan is here to discuss his experiences when working with others and everything he has been through and give his advice on tackling this obstacle. There are both…Read More

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Jonathan’s Landscape: Tips for Discussing Your Christmas Plans in the Office

December 12, 2017

Jonathan's Landscape

Jonathan Stewart is an Epic Health Services employee who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan uses art as a means of expression and therapy. Jonathan hopes that his contributions will encourage patients to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams – just like he is doing every day! In every walk of life we often come across a circumstance where working with others is an important part of the situation. Jonathan is here to discuss his experiences when working with others and everything he has been through and give his advice on tackling this obstacle. Holidays at the…Read More

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Working with Others – Jonathan’s Landscape

April 24, 2017

Jonathan's Landscape

Jonathan Stewart is an Epic Health Services employee who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan uses art as a means of expression and therapy. Jonathan hopes that his contributions will encourage patients to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams – just like he is doing every day! In every walk of life we often come across a circumstance where working with others is an important part of the situation. Jonathan is here to discuss his experiences when working with others and everything he has been through and give his advice on tackling this obstacle. Elementary Fun Working…Read More

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Jonathan’s Landscape: Adjusting to Daylight Savings

March 11, 2017

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Jonathan Stewart is an Epic Health Services employee who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan uses art as a means of expression and therapy. Jonathan hopes that his contributions will encourage patients to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams – just like he is doing every day! It’s time to spring forward into daylight savings time! Jonathan is here to share his experiences, advice, and his responsibilities to help us all prepare for the upcoming changes. “Part excited, part stunned.” Just like any other event, the daylight savings time change takes quite a bit of preparation for…Read More

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Jonathan’s Landscape: Surviving the Holidays

December 8, 2016

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Jonathan Stewart is an Epic Health Services employee who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan uses art as a means of expression and therapy. Jonathan hopes that his contributions will encourage patients to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams – just like he is doing every day! Light the tree, prepare the stockings, and before you know it we find ourselves in the middle of our biggest holiday season of the year. Jonathan is here to discuss how someone with Asperger’s prepares themselves for the various events that may take place during the holiday season. “Family visiting…Read More

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Jonathan’s Landscape: Halloween Tips for People with Asperger’s

October 30, 2016

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Jonathan Stewart is an Epic Health Services employee who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan uses art as a means of expression and therapy. Jonathan hopes that his contributions will encourage patients to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams – just like he is doing every day! Halloween is just around the corner and Jonathan is here to discuss some tips for people with Asperger’s syndrome during this spooky holiday. There are many things that can make Halloween an uncomfortable experience for people with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan would like to give us a peek into his world to…Read More

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Jonathan’s Landscape: Career Tips for People with Asperger’s Syndrome

October 20, 2016

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Jonathan Stewart is an Epic Health Services employee who has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Jonathan uses art as a means of expression and therapy. Jonathan hopes that his contributions will encourage patients to believe in themselves and strive for their dreams – just like he is doing every day! Jonathan currently holds two jobs and in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), he is sharing some career tips that have made him successful in his own professional life at Epic Health Services and Raising Cane’s. Career Tips Practice interviewing with someone you know to help improve both…Read More

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