PARKLAND, Fla. — Eighty percent of the employees at Rising Tide Car Wash have autism, which is particularly interesting because 90 percent of those with autism in the U.S. are unemployed, according to unreasonable.is.
The conveyor carwash has been able to overcome high employee turnover, notes the article, by creating an environment people enjoy working in; customers enjoy the wash because of the consistent service and quality customer service.
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People with autism are extremely detail oriented, which makes them ideal workers for the detailing part of Rising Tide, notes the article. Their commitment helps them make sure the entire job gets done right.
Autism Speaks awarded Rising Tide for being one of the top 15 most innovative small businesses, and they were recently featured on NBC Nightly News.
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