Inclusion & Accessibility: Easterseals SoCal & Angels Stadium Collab (S6E23) -

Inclusion & Accessibility: Easterseals SoCal & Angels Stadium Collab (S6E23)

In this week’s PSA episode, we dive into the inspiring collaboration between Easterseals SoCal and Angels Stadium with Alyssa Kavner, VP of Clinical Training and Quality at Easterseals. Explore how this partnership is revolutionizing the game-day experience, creating a more sensory-friendly environment that ensures baseball, America’s favorite pastime, becomes a more inclusive and accessible event for everyone. Don’t miss this exciting discourse on progress and inclusion.

About Alyssa Kavner:

Alyssa Kavner, MA, BCBA, with a decade in Autism Services leadership, currently serves as VP of Clinical Training and Quality at Easterseals SoCal. She oversees the IDEA department, focusing on reducing disparities in access and workforce diversity, and removing barriers to service access. Alyssa also leads community outreach and partnership development efforts across Southern California, including consultation with Angels Stadium for inclusive practices. Her expertise lies in training, cultural shift support, and staff mentorship.

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About Rob Gorski and The Autism Dad podcast:

Rob Gorski is a single Dad to three amazing autistic boys and Found and CEO of The Autism Dad, LLC. Multiple award-winning blogger, podcaster, content creator, social media influencer, and respected public figure for well over a decade.

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