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Sunday, December 23, 2018


In The Politics of Autism, I discuss the employment of adults with autism and other disabilities.  A growing number of businesses are making efforts to include autistic people.

At Sawinery:
The Autism Spectrum Disorder, more commonly called as ASD of Autism, is a condition that could have a wide-ranging symptoms for people. Difficulties in social interaction, communication, and focus on certain interest can limit people with autism and may further lead to behavioural challenges.
But this isn’t the case for everyone. Despite unique challenges, there are people with autism that are able to live beyond their diagnosis and enjoy a full and meaningful life. And such is the case for woodworker Gregory Chabolla.
Woodworking has become a means for people to live their lives fully despite different circumstances in life. We’ve previously talked to a former drug addict that found a new life in woodworking and people suffering from CPTSD who use woodworking as a way to cope with their symptoms, but Gregory’s story is a very special one that’s rarely encountered nowadays. Hence, we’re grateful to Gregory and his mom Michelle for sharing with us his wonderful journey. If you want to see Gregory’s works, visit his website ( and his Facebook page (