Amy M. Abbott



Hoosier Amy McVay Abbott is in the third act of her career. Since May 2009, she has worked as a freelance writer specializing in healthcare. Prior to freelancing, she worked as a journalist and also spent nearly three decades in administrative and marketing positions in healthcare. Amy is also the mother of an adult son with Asperger’s Syndrome. She is involved in several organizations that serve the disability and rehabilitation community, and is the 2013 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center of Southwestern Indiana.

Amy is the author of “The Luxury of Daydreams,” a book of essays, and writes a bi-weekly newspaper column “The Raven Lunatic” for nine Indiana newspapers. She has a Master’s degree in journalism from Ball State University. More of Amy's writing is available on her website.

Sustaining Long-Term Employment for Autistic Adults

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