On The Art of Autism website, Ron Sandison interviewed Angela Felice Mahoney, a life skills special education teacher at Rogers Park Middle School in Danbury, CT who has been designing a curriculum I Can Work to help autistic students learn vocational skills for employment.
Angela offers plenty of tips for autistic job seekers, parents, teachers and employers.
InsiderMonkey.com posted an article titled: 10 Companies that Hire Adults with High-functioning Autism or Asperger’s.
Here's the intro to that article:
"If you are looking for a job but are not sure which companies hire adults with high functioning autism or Asperger’s this list of 10 companies that hire adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s will definitely help you find your answer. "
Follow the link below to read the entire article.
Based in the university town of Chapel Hill, NC, Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. (EV) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that creates and nurtures self-sustaining small businesses with the philosophy that all people are employable.
And boy, is EV doing some extraordinary things...
EV is celebrating 10 years of operation. In that time they have developed a portfolio of six businesses that provide meaningful work and skill-building for autistic individuals.
Scott Kramer is an autistic adult and the program director of the GCA Centre for Adult Autism. Kramer will be launching the Inaugural Tri-State Adult Autism Symposium Conference on Saturday, July 22, in Chattanooga, TN at Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Blvd.
This is the first autism conference east of the Mississippi to focus fully on adult autism themes (employment, independent living, social relationships, health and wellness, and research).