Lorraine Kerwood

Daily Point of Light # 4920 Dec 18, 2012

NextStep Recycling works closely with local schools to help children and their parent, guardian, or sibling, learn how to use technology in a classroom-based setting. Lorraine applied her own experience with Asperger’s to others and discovered that for people who fall on the autism spectrum, the computer was very friendly and a great communication tool. She has turned a small, garage-based nonprofit into an internationally recognized organization that provides people with job and social skills training, refurbishes computers and recycles electronic waste.

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