Category Archives for "Employment"

Articles that focus on preparing people with autism for jobs as well as work opportunities available to people on the spectrum such as internships.

When Should My Child Get a Job?

When Should My Child Get a Job?

Imagine you live in the same town as Dr. Temple Grandin (as I do). Imagine Dr. Grandin’s recent push was for everyone to get.a.job! (now transitioned to learn.to.drive!). Imagine you are a parent (uh, you are a parent, so you can do this): you know you need to do what Dr. Grandin suggests, but you […]

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How to Prepare Aspie Women for the Workplace

How to Prepare Aspie Women for the Workplace https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/aspie-women-workplace/

For women with Asperger’s, the workplace can be a very isolated place. Organizations are social environments, which is uniquely challenging for Aspie Women. In the workplace, women tend to form cliques, social groups, and tribes that neurotypical women are more naturally enabled to understand and navigate. In organizations that I have observed, there is a […]

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