In Part 2 of "Tips for Getting Hired on the Spectrum," William Purdy shares insight on introspection and how it can benefit job seekers during their job search.Read More
Freelance writer and editor, William Purdy, was diagnosed on the spectrum at the age of 25. In his three-part blog series, he shares insight on getting hired.
Author and autism advocate Jeanette Purkis gives readers a candid snapshot of her early work experiences as well as her rewarding and successful career in public service. Additionally there is targeted advice about preparing for a job and how to navigate the workplace.Read More
Autism ambassador, author, public speaker and government professional Jeanette Purkis discusses the value of employment and tips for finding it.Read More
Gain valuable insight from somebody who has been a job seeker and also knows what recruiters are looking for in this detailed article by autism educator, author and lead recruiter, Samantha Craft.Read More
As an employee with autism, you will contribute many unique gifts to your workplace. It may be that with these come several unique challenges as well. Ashlea McKay describes ways in which employers can create a more comfortable environment for those employees on the spectrum.Read More
A job search can be accompanied by unique challenges for those with autism. In this blog, Wendy Swenson creates a fictitious character to demonstrate the ways in which an individual with autism can perform successfully in a workplace with the proper support along the way.Read More
Exciting news! We have been selected as one of 15 semi-finalists for the Encore Prize: A Generation to Generation Challenge and we need your votes.Read More
Working at a job, especially one that you are passionate about, can add a newfound confidence and independence to life. Erin McKinney reflects on her own experience at a job she truly loves and the ways it improves day to day living.Read More
Honesty in the workplace can be complicated. When is it called for and when does it go too far? Robert Watkins discusses his own experience with honesty at work and urges his audience to look at it through a different lens.Read More
While not specifically about the workplace, Samantha Craft's raw and honest reflection on melt downs and shut downs is relevant to all areas of life.Read More
Robert Watkins explains the distinction between impairment and disability, and describes the importance of an employer creating an inclusive and accommodating work environment rather than solely expecting an autistic employee to adapt to the workplace.Read More
It can sometimes be hard knowing where to start when establishing yourself in the workforce. Educator and self-advocate Samantha Craft offers her advice to those looking for a job.
Having an environment that accommodates neurodiversity in the workplace allows each individual to realize their potential and to do their best work. In this post, Robert Watkins explains the value of neurodiversity in the professional world.Read More
Have you faced difficulties "fitting in" in a work or school environment? Our thirteenth installment invites you to share your own experience "passing" in a professional setting, which this author will incorporate into an upcoming blog post.