The Maryland Secretary of Disabilities, Carol Beatty, and the Director of Employment policy, Jade Gingerich, visited My Life Learning Center. During her visit the Secretary and Ms. Gingerich met with the students of the center during an art training session. The Executive Director of the center, Dr. Somnath Sengupta, explained the training methodologies and vision for the center toward self-employment and STEM employment. The visitors met with some members of the MLLC’s Board of Directors, parents, a reporter, and a US Navy collaborator of Dr. Sengupta for STEM employment.
Five years ago, Somnath Sengupta formulated a daring idea. Instead of settling for limited employment opportunities, why couldn’t adults with autism learn to be entrepreneurs?
Today, the individuals he works with operate three microbusinesses and are preparing to conquer a new challenge – a high-tech Department of Defense (DoD) internship complete with college-backed certifications.
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