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.

Exciting Campaign Launched to Tackle the Autism Employment Gap

Exciting Campaign Launched to Tackle the Autism Employment Gaphttp://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-employment-gap-campaign

It will be some time before we see a positive result, but the opening shots have been fired in a campaign to encourage the UK Government to tackle the autism employment gap once and for all. High-flying politicians, like Government Minister Penny Mordaunt, have come out in support of the UK’s National Autistic Society (NAS), […]

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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 finical sinkhole, unable to […]

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Going Green while Creating Jobs for People on the Spectrum

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Imagine turning used toys into a sustainable green business that creates employment for people with autism and other challenges. PreLOVED Toys Inc., a San Francisco Bay Area 501(c)(3) nonprofit, proposes to do just that.  Discouraged by the lack of full time employment opportunities for my college-educated son who has Asperger syndrome, and so many others like him, I thought […]

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Workplace Opportunities For All People On The Spectrum

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If you are the parent of a teenager with autism you may have already begun to think about what adulthood will bring for your child with respect to viable living options, access to necessary services and social opportunities. If you are the parent of a “high-functioning” teen, you may allow yourself to picture a future […]

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