Just a quick post — not everyone’s story has a happy ending, but there’s no question that with data-driven, adaptive thinking that shows up at the higher v-Memes, there are simply more of these possible.
Rising Tide Carwash was started by a father of a child on the autism spectrum, in part to give his 24 year old son a life outside of a room in the house. There is a lot more that goes into making a successful business than just a feel-good perspective, and I personally shy away from any idea of a quick fix. But the fact that SOME young people are out of their rooms that have autism is good enough for an announcement on my blog. See:
The data-driven mind, well-scaffolded, has access to many solutions. Let’s all keep evolving!