Simple Steps to Help Young Adults With ASD Find the Best Job

Simple Steps to Help Young Adults With ASD Find the Best Job

Determining a career path for young adults on the spectrum can be challenging for both parents and young adults. There are simple steps to work through with your young adult to get clarity on potential career options and interests. When starting career exploration, knowing how a young adult learned and processed information while in school

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Top Autism Jobs: Choosing the Best Careers for People With Autism

While it is true that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often face many social and educational challenges, it’s still possible for children to grow into employed adults with the help and support of parents and caregivers. Autism employment rates A report published by Drexel University reveals that only 14 percent of adults with autism

Best Ways to Prepare Your Child With ASD for the Workplace https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/ways-to-prepare-child-for-employment/

Best Ways to Prepare Your Child With ASD for the Workplace

Luke, a towheaded boy on the autism spectrum, jolted upright in his seat as the director of special education, a woman in her mid-forties, announced that he was to repeat the 8th grade. Again. He gazed at me with a doe-eyed look that made my heart lurch, as if imploring Help me, Mom. I cleared

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

How to Prepare Aspie Women for the 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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Top Ways to Find the Best Job for Someone with Severe Autism

As a special education teacher and a caretaker for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), I constantly worry about the futures of my students/clients. More specifically, I wonder whether or not they will be able to acquire employment. For some individuals, such as those with high-functioning autism and Asperger’s, there are several vocational training programs

Top Ways Autistic Teens Can Transition to the Workplace https://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autistic-teens-workplace-transition

Top Ways Autistic Teens Can Transition to the Workplace

“I need to have some tangible success in my life. I want to get up in the morning…and think, Okay, I’m going to work. What am I going to do today at work? And when I come home in the evening feel like I’ve had a long fulfilling day and I’m earning my money. That

5 Practical Ways to Help Adults with Autism Gain Employment

After I graduated from Oral Roberts University with a Master of Divinity, I was employed four years as a youth pastor. When metro Detroit experienced harsh economic conditions due to the automotive industry I found myself unemployed. For the next two years I struggled for steady employment and sank into a financial sinkhole, unable to