When it comes to discovering yourself Abigail Reznek is truly a champion. As a young woman with Autism, Abigail has faced challenges and obstacles throughout her life.
In 2009 Abigail graduated from The ARC Prince George’s County Office Skills Training Program, learning the essentials of how to navigate through Microsoft Programs, and maintaining a typing speed of 85 words per minute. Because of her hard work and determination to succeed, Abigail has successfully gained several employment opportunities that would not otherwise have been available to her. Abigail has served as an Office Services Clerk with Developmental Disabilities Administration and is currently a Records Specialist with Thompson Creek Window Company.
She is a critical link in the sales and supply chain using her remarkable attention to detail
Abigail’s new role is extremely vital to Thompson Creek. She is a critical link in the sales and supply chain using her remarkable attention to detail, advanced typing skills and devotion to service to ensure the company’s database is as accurate and her coworkers are equipped with the information they need to be successful. In her short tenure with Thompson Creek she has already received rave reviews from her co-workers with some commenting on her “very high energy” and her ability to “quickly respond to tasks, and easily identify areas of improvement.”
“I feel really important at Thompson Creek because I have the ability to help people” said Abigail. “We couldn’t be more proud of her success and the trajectory of her career path” says Ciara Hosein, Director of Workforce Development at The Arc Prince George’s County.