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    Square One proudly supports Not Your Typical Deli

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    BE SAFE The Movie

    Square One is excited to be involved with a program called BE SAFE. The BE SAFE program encourages a very important conversation between our law enforcement officers and our young people and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.

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Square One

Our Mission is to provide opportunities for capable young people and adults with disabilities, such as autism to receive the necessary supports to help them gain job and other important life skills that are needed in order to become successful, safe, and happy in their future endeavors and as they interact with others in their communities.

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Not Your Typical Deli

Square One is a proud supporter of Not Your Typical Deli. Square One, in collaboration with Not Your Typical Deli, has provided vocational training and cooking classes to individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Not Your Typical Deli is located at 1166 S Gilbert Rd Unit 101 in Gilbert, AZ. Square One wants to help create jobs and support in the deli and beyond for capable young adults and/or adults with autism or other developmental disabilities. The deli has been an awesome way to educate, train, and integrate into the community.

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About Square One

Square One is a non-profit 501 (C) (3) company located in Phoenix. Autism, which now affects 1:59 Arizona children, affects over 2 million in the individuals in the U.S. and tens of millions worldwide. The unemployment rate for individuals with developmental disabilities is nearly 90%. Less than 10% of young people and adults with autism, including those that are high-functioning, are gainfully employed. Square One has been created with the vision of providing opportunities for capable adults with disabilities such as autism to receive job and other life/safety skills that are needed in order to become successful in the work place and in life.

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BE SAFE The Movie

Square One is excited to be involved with a program called BE SAFE. The BE SAFE program encourages a very important conversation between our law enforcement officers and our young people and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Square One is excited to be offering BE SAFE screenings, where our law enforcement and young people will be sitting down and viewing episodes from BE SAFE the Movie, which utilizes video modeling to show scenarios and provides an important discussion that helps police officers understand autism more and gives the tools to our young people so they can stay safe and interact more independently in their day to day life.

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Square One is Making a Difference

"I am honored to be able to work with an organization like Square One. By helping Teens and Adults with special needs learn essential life and job skills, this program will benefit everyone!"

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Lori Cairns, Owner H.O.P.E. Group, LLC

Our Mission is to provide opportunities for capable young people and adults with disabilities, such as autism to receive the necessary supports to help them gain job and other important life skills that are needed in order to become successful, safe, and happy in their future endeavors and as they interact with others in their communities.