With our long-term goal to empower 10 million makers and creators of all abilities by 2030, we’re working together with some very special partners and developing powerful global programs, to unlock potential, open opportunities for people with different abilities to shine.
“We’re all human so we should be treated equally.”
Those are the thoughts of two of the more than 50 girls who spent the day with Stanley Black & Decker mentors at the Silverstone University Technical College in the United Kingdom to learn about the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) education.
The mission of the day: Encourage students to consider STEAM careers as well as inspiring the next generations of female leaders in this field.
Harnessing potential – that’s the motivation behind our new initiative to hire, train and retrain adults on the autism spectrum, just one of the ways Stanley Black & Decker is empowering 10 million makers and creators of all abilities by 2030.
In partnership with Autism Speaks, we’re establishing the NxtGen Program: a community college curriculum focused on skills that will prepare people with autism to pursue skilled-labor jobs in manufacturing.
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People on the autism spectrum experience the world differently, especially children with sensory processing conditions. Loud noises and bright lights can be difficult to tolerate.
So large sporting events aren’t usually an option – until now.
Envision Virgin Racing Team and Stanley Black & Decker to host quiet racing experience for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship New York E Prix (July 13-14).
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Following surgery, throughout her chemo and even as she endured radiation treatment for breast cancer, one thing stood out for Suzanne Foster: the caregivers who nurtured her back to health.