What I do

Professional Speaker, Coach & Consultant

Over the past 20 years, I have engaged with numerous audiences on different topics related to autism, diversity, equity & inclusion. I am a subject-matter expert and present myself with heart and humor!

My recent presentations include:

  • FROM ACCOUNTANT TO ADVOCATE for Boston Scientific, a leader in hiring people on the autism spectrum
  • COME TO LIFE DURING A PANDEMIC virtually in countries around the world
  • HOW TO COME TO LIFE! on the TEDx stage
  • COMPETENTLY COMMUNICATING AUTISM at the 2019 Toastmasters International convention
  • PROMOTING PARTICIPATION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES & THEIR LEADERSHIP at the 2019 United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, ACTIVE PARTICIPATION at the 2019 United Nations World Autism Awareness Day
  • COME TO LIFE! at the LA5 Rotary Club of Los Angeles

Other roles include:

  • Consultant to HR training staff of Fortune 500 companies
  • On-set advisor for the Netflix series ‘Atypical’
  • Soft skills instructor for Uniquely Abled Academy students
  • On-set advisor for the California Peace Officers Standards and Training Autism Awareness Video
  • Co-facilitator for BE SAFE community safety events
“COME TO LIFE COACHING empowers all families on the autism spectrum to live the life of their choice!”
THOMAS ILAND