The Daily Northwestern

Evanston bakery Sugar & Spice hires individuals with autism

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

January 28, 2015

Evanston bakery Sugar & Spice Extraordinary Sweet Treats has partnered with Chicago-area nonprofit Have Dreams, to teach a class for people with autism to gain skills for the workforce. The Coleman Foundation, which...

Evanston nonprofit, Walgreens open training center for adults with autism

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 2, 2013

Evanston-based nonprofit organization Have Dreams and Walgreens opened a new training facility for adults with autism Wednesday on Dempster Street. Representatives from Have Dreams and Walgreens marked the opening of the center...

Theatre Stands with Autism prepares for cross-spectrum adventure

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

April 24, 2013

There’s a student theater production going up in Shanley Pavilion next weekend, but it isn’t just for students. For the first time in Northwestern history, an initiative called “Theater Stands with Autism,” has devised a production specifically for...