Harry's Buttons is now Harry's Buttons and Threads (HB Threads) to better reflect our expansion into embroidery and custom apparel! HB Threads is a non-profit that provides employment opportunities, job training, and life skills development for individuals with disabilities
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Episode 6: Employment for Individuals with Disabilities: HB Threads
At Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford, one of our pillars is expanding possibilities for individuals with disabilities. HB Threads is our non-profit and social enterprise providing employment opportunities, job training, and life skills development for individuals with disabilities. In this podcast, we talk with our Director of Social Enterprise and Employment Opportunities, Cody Wass, and two of our associates who are neurodivergent, Terry and Tyrell, who work at HB Threads producing custom apparel and buttons. We discuss the importance of competitive employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities with HB Threads as an example of what is possible.
Video: HarrysButtons has a new name! And our associates are excited!
Harrysbuttons is now HB Threads and our associates are excited about what's next for our button and apparel company that provides individuals with disabilities employment opportunities.
Patrick, who has ASD, thrives working at HB Threads
Patrick, who has an Autism Spectrum Disorder, thrives working at HB Threads and in the adult world
Announcing the Winners of HarrysButtons Neurodiverse Affirming Art Content
We received many wonderful entries into our HarrysButtons Neurodiverse Affirming Art Contest! We narrowed them down to six winners who we felt best communicated the complexity and beauty of the neurodiverse community. Check them out.
HarrysButtons Receives $20k Grant from Midland States Bank Foundation
Easterseals Serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford is pleased to announce a $20,000 contribution by Midland States Bank to benefit HarrysButtons.
Clark and Horwitz Named New VPs of Pillars: Disability and Early Learning
To better deliver on our mission to transform the lives of early learners and individuals of all abilities through access to expert educational, family, and community support through two pillars of work: Early Learning and Disability, we have created two new roles: Vice President of Disability Services and Vice President of Early Learning Services.