Topic: Employment

Researchers have found that young adults with autism are less likely than their peers to be employed. Those who are employed tend to have part-time, low wage jobs, and family members may have to forfeit or change careers. This collection explores the research on employment challenges and opportunities from both the perspective of the autistic adult and family members.

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Autism Acceptance

In this webinar, Stephen Shore, M.Ed. discusses the autism acceptance movement and how to reframe the term disability. This webinar is 60 minutes long.

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Employment and ASD: Preparing for the World of Work

In this webinar, Ernst VanBergeijk, a professor at Lesley University, discusses employment and job trends for people with autism, skills that help individuals with autism gain and retain jobs and how employers and co-workers can create an autism-friendly workplace. This webinar is 60 minutes long.

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