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Jennifer Jordan of Unabridged Press

Unabridged Press is changing media for good (double meaning intended), expanding and elevating digital media, first, and primarily by creating high-quality audio podcasts about topics, people, and places previously underrepresented. A respect for the environment, investors, work partners, and society will be woven into the company’s work, our purchasing, and beyond. The organization is a for-profit LLC formed with public benefit principles in March 2015. Unabridged Press projects are fiscally sponsored by the nonprofit New Sun Rising. We welcome your support through their website. By clicking here , you’ll be redirected to their secure site. Larger sponsorships or donations are also welcome. To request a sponsorship package information packet, please contact Jennifer Szweda Jordan at 412-200-2017 or Jennifer Szweda Jordan (Twitter: @Jeniferpossible ) has worked previously editing and writing for The Associated Press, radio freelancing for NPR, hosting an

Scott on Education

I am not a success. I am not an academic inspiration story. I could write a book about my experiences as a student and educator. I’ve started just such a project several times, and each time I’ve decided it isn’t helpful since it is one failure after another. There’s a lot more to say than what follows, but it’s enough to remind people that education is no better than any other path for an autistic individual. I’d argue education is difficult for any disabled person. Higher education is particularly uninviting and unsupportive. The assumption is that because I have completed various degree programs, I must have mastered how to succeed in higher education. The reality is more complex. Yes, I do have two terminal degrees, a doctorate and a master of fine arts, but the journey towards those degrees was fraught with academic and social failures. If you have questions or thoughts, visit the blog or join our community on Facebook. https://www.facebook.