Local firm provides jobs, “purpose” for autistic adults

Source: WGCL

Four out of five adults with autism are unemployed or underemployed. But a Sandy Springs company aims to close that gap a little by only hiring adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Ventures ATL performs jobs for outside clients, such as Dooney & Bourke.

The staff processes the orders for handbags with an autism awareness emblem. Employees love the work and the way it makes them feel.

CBS46’s Karyn Greer shows you.

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