Episode 123: Shiri Reuveni-Ullrich – Founder of Rising Above Bakery

Shiri Reuveni-Ullrich is the founder of Rising Above Bakery in New York. Shiri is a speech therapist and an avid baker and noticed the dramatic effect that baking cookies had on her nonverbal, autistic young adult students. The kitchen filled with chatter, singing, laughter, and verbalizing as students became more comfortable with the work. At that moment, she knew that a bakery must be created to help individuals with disabilities find their voice and live meaningful, independent lives.

Now, Rising Above Bakery sets out to help develop independent, empowered bakers who possess the skills and self-confidence needed to live independent, fulfilling lives. They are hoping to open a storefront to further develop their vision.

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