We ended our day with a nice wrap up. We received reports from the other groups which I will summarize at the end of the post. Then we had a few remarks from different folks in various agencies.

First up was Seth Harris, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Labor. His remarks centered around the opportunity we have creating jobs for people on the spectrum, and how that opportunity is also his responsibility. He seemed to have a good understanding of the issues involved in finding employment for folks on the spectrum and a real passion for their right to work.

Next up was Tony Miller, the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Education. He echoed the need for greater education and his departments dedication to the principles of IDEA.

Read Part 1 of this series: https://raynelsonrealtor.wordpress.com/2011/05/04/the-white-house-autism-awareness-conference-2011-part-1/

Read Part 2 of this series: https://raynelsonrealtor.wordpress.com/2011/05/05/the-white-house-autism-awareness-conference-2011-part-2/