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Propelling Autism Inclusivity (Feat. Tom D’Eri)
17th April 2023 • Motivational Mondays: Conversations with Leaders • National Society of Leadership and Success
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Tom D’Eri is the co-founder and COO of Rising Tide Car Wash, an organization that employs over 90 individuals with autism in a successful business. He’s also the author of The Power of Potential. (

Tom’s brother has autism so his family wanted to find a way to help him live a capable life of independence. They started Rising Tide Car Wash specifically to employ people with autism and it’s been operating for a decade. 

In this episode of Motivational Mondays, Tom shares how his business can be a model for other companies to employ people on the autism spectrum.

You’ll learn the mission of Tom’s new book, how he’s encouraging other businesses to support workers with autism, and why DEI training must include people with disabilities.


>> Read Tom’s book, The Power of Potential (

>> Connect with Tom on his website and LinkedIn (, (

>> Check out Rising Tide Car Wash (


>> Listen to the bonus episode to learn the power of making a difference in other’s lives and why people with autism are resilient employees. (

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