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Franklin Lakes, NJ, Sep 21, 2023 (PlatoData via 500NewsWire) REED Autism Services, a leading non-profit organization providing programs and services to individuals with autism throughout their lifetime, has joined forces with NEWHD Media, a unique media platform that provides jobs for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), to create transformative opportunities in the field of broadcasting.

Studies show that nearly half of all 25-year-olds with autism have never held a paying job. REED and NEWHD Media are working together to break down barriers and offer avenues for personal and professional growth. Central to the partnership is the launch of "The REED Radio Star Program," a custom-curated radio show hosted by young autistic adults. The program is scheduled to air every Friday from 8 p.m. to midnight on NEWHD-NY. NEWHD-NY is accessible at, on TuneIn, Audacy, and the App Store.

Zach Martin, NEWHD Founder, said, NEWHDs partnership with REED is an example of how to make what was unthinkable possible. Its exciting to be part of a revolutionary concept that is inclusive, innovative, and inspiring. I think everyone that downloads the NEWHD radio app and listens to REED Radio every Friday Night will hear something that is truly exceptional on every level.

Chantelle Walker, REED Autism Services CEO, explained, The near 85% unemployment rate among adults with autism is what drives us to seek opportunities for real change. Were excited to partner with NEWHD Media and offer critical job training to young adults with autism and a platform to showcase their talents and abilities, while providing a unique opportunity for socialization among peers and a sense of belonging.

About REED Autism Services

REED Autism Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit family of programs and services for individuals with autism, including REED Academy (students ages 3-21); REED Next Day and Residential (adults ages 21 and older); Greens Do Good, a hydroponic, vertical farm providing meaningful job training and employment for teens and adults with autism; and the REED Foundation for Autism, which fills crucial gaps as we pursue innovative solutions to address the complex challenges of a growing autism community. (

About NEWHD Media

NEWHD Media, a DBA of Sophias Mission, a registered 501c3, is dedicated to fostering inclusivity and empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds. NEWHD advocates and creates meaningful employment and job training for people living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other intellectual disabilities, making it possible for them to enter the exciting profession of broadcasting. By leveraging their unique talents and experiences, we strive to showcase the immense potential they possess. (


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