Cody, 21, is a bright and determined young man with ADHD and autism.
and therapists shared with his mother and grandparents during his
developmental years that he would not be able to hold a job.
as long as he can remember, he has always disagreed with that thought
process and was compelled to prove otherwise. He began his career at a
fast food restaurant in the Sanford area washing dishes and performing
Although he appreciated the
opportunity, he felt like he was capable of doing more and wanted to
show his capabilities. Working through LCI, Inc., an agency that
supports individuals with disabilities, he landed his dream job in May
With the ultimate goal of promoting an
inclusive employment workforce, LCI and Pfizer, the pharmaceutical
company, formed a partnership. Through this partnership, the position of
distribution clerk at Pfizer opened in Sanford, NC.
Making sure that all supplies have been restocked and are available, Cody has created a system to keep things in check. Loving his job, he is saving money, so he can one day live independently.