Daniel Landry, who has Asperger's
syndrome, works at Harris Teeter and the Autism Society in Asheville,
NC. He also leads a local Asperger's social support group called
Originally, he received
services at the Autism Society, but then started working there. He helps
provide respite care, skill support training and job training for other
individuals living with intellectual or other developmental
disabilities. This has provided Daniel a way to give back.
Harris Teeter, where he works as a cashier and a customer service
support provider, he has received Employee of the Month and continues to
receive praise from his colleagues for his progress.
Daniel enjoys helping people, he launched Asperger's United for
individuals with Asperger's to provide a safe and comfortable way for
members to meet and socialize with others.
He hopes to continue to further his career at Harris Teeter and to grow Asperger's United throughout western North Carolina.