Success Stories

Welcome to the YES! Center Success Stories Series!

Success stories are an important way of demonstrating what’s possible. They speak to people in ways that are much more immediate than research, reports or statistics. Success stories is a series of ever-growing posts on the YES! Center blog. We are regularly posting new success stories, so check back often.

Success stories are made available to you under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, so you are free to share and reuse them, provided you attribute the YES! Center as the creator.

Asha is a Self-Advocate

“I feel the job interview process may be a barrier because I’m not neurotypical and may not pick up on certain social cues. But [seeing this as a weakness] would

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Josh’s Journey

My name is Josh, and I am 25 years old. I graduated from the Life Design program in the Jordan School district in West Jordan, Utah. I graduated in 2019

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Salim’s Journey

My name is Salim Alexander and I am 17 years old. I live in Hawaii and go to school at James Campbell High School. My school experience is going very

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Marvin’s Journey

My name is Marvin and I am 21 years old.  I graduated from high school in June of 2020. When I was in high school, I had many work experiences

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