Temple Grandin Eustacia Cutler Autism Fund

The Temple Grandin
and Eustacia Cutler Autism Fund

Conversations with Eustacia Cutler

Conversation with Travis Epes and Eustacia Culter   A Father’s Perspective on Autism – Employment and Training

Travis Epes is the father of three children ranging in age from 16 to 22, including a son with Aspergers Syndrome, who will graduate from college next year. Travis spent the majority of his professional career at JP Morgan as a senior legal executive, and for the past three years has been volunteer chair of the Autism Task Force at UJA-Federation of New York.  He holds and A.B. degree from Harvard college and a J.D. for NYU School of Law

He is co-found of Ability Dream, a not-for-profit venture to provide training and employment for developmentally disabled adults in the context of a retail store in the “dollar-plus” category ( www.abilitydollar.com ).  Travis is a graduate of Harvard College and NYU School of Law.  He lives in Westchester with his wife Laurie Coben, an investment banker at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.  His bio is also on the Ability Dream website at http://www.abilitydollar.com/team.html .