When should you separate businesses?

By Rick Colosimo / February 25, 2022 / Comments Off on When should you separate businesses?

Sometimes, a company develops a new line of business that isn’t obviously part of the existing business. The question soon arises whether to separate the new business, and how to do it. Here are some basic ways of separating a business so that it’s more separate from an existing business: Putting it in a separate…

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Placebo effect and autism

By Rick Colosimo / January 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Placebo effect and autism

We all know about the placebo effect, but we don’t really know how it works. It does seem, however, that there’s some mental element to the placebo effect, even to the point that recent studies show that if patients know they are getting a placebo (no double-blind there!), they still exhibit a placebo effect. A…

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What does creating employment for ASD adults look like?

By Rick Colosimo / July 17, 2017 / Comments Off on What does creating employment for ASD adults look like?

What does creating employment for ASD adults look like? This short film, Employing the Full Spectrum tells the story of a family in Florida that built a car wash business around their adult son with autism. Most of the employees, in fact, are on the spectrum. The young men working there talk about what it…

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Six Flags NJ – bring a doctor note

By Rick Colosimo / October 7, 2015 /

This summer, I finally managed to stop in at the guest services building (which is not the main guest services, so ask first before you wait in the line) at Six Flags in Jackson, NJ. I picked up the Equal Access Pass for my son with ASD. The process was super-fast and painless. The pass…

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