Beneficial Beans

About Beneficial Beans

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center's (SARRC) Beneficial Beans initiative applies commercial strategies, tactics and discipline to create employment training opportunities for adults with autism and generate revenue. Nationally, more than 90 percent of adults with autism are unemployed or underemployed. How do we, as a society, empower this group of citizens to achieve their rightful place as engaged, involved members of their communities? SARRC has taken on this challenge by offering employment preparation internships within our Beneficial Beans® Café and Beneficial Beans® Garden businesses. 

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To learn more about Beneficial Beans Internships, contact Pilar Dowling at 602.340.8717 or