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Disrupting the Autism Spectrum: Ling Huang's Technological Innovations for Society

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Ling Huang is the President and CEO of Technology North Corporation, a local IT professional service and technology provider that specializes in innovation product development and marketing, infrastructure management, and high-quality senior professional services. In this episode, KJ and Ling explore the misconceptions surrounding autism, emphasizing that those with autism are not disabled but simply different, and explore the societal and employment challenges faced by individuals on the spectrum. He introduces a revolutionary business model that not only creates a supportive workplace environment for people with autism but also turns their unique skills into a productive asset, generating significant revenue and fostering inclusivity in the tech industry. Ling's personal connection to the cause, as a father to a son with autism, drives his commitment to making a radical change and ensuring a supportive future for individuals on the spectrum.


Key Takeaways:

06:29 Understanding Autism: Beyond the Labels

09:11 The Growing Challenge of Autism in Society

10:54 Navigating the Costs and Challenges of Autism Support

15:28 Rethinking Employment for People with Autism

23:04 Expanding Services and Embracing Data's Potential

23:17 Creating a Supportive and Inclusive Workplace

27:25 Engineering Solutions for Autism Inclusion

36:02 Building a Community Beyond Employment


Quote of the Show (15:30):

"Employment for people with autism isn't just about jobs; it's about creating a space where they feel like they belong to a community." - Ling Huang


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Ways to connect with Ling Huang

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lingh   

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ling_huang

Company Website: https://www.technologynorth.net/

Company LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/technology-north-corporation/


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