In Fort Myers, FL, a Lee County group is trying to address the issue of autistic individuals finding and securing meaningful employment.
The story interviews two young adults with autism who work, but it outlines the differences in their path to find work vs. others.
One individual is working only part-time and about to attend college. He hopes to find full-time work after his studies.
You can read the full story and watch the ABC channel 7 broadcast video by following the button/link below.
My Autism Connection Inc. is a resource named in the story that may be worth your time to check out.
The Fly Brave organization is building autism employment training for individuals based on their interests.
Started by a parent of an autistic, non-verbal young adult, Sacramento mother, Vanessa Bieker, is building a future for her son and others like him.
Here's an article about a Marvel-backed VFX company that has been teaching VFX skills to adult students with autism.
Not only are autistic characters being written into more mainstream TV shows and movies, but those behind the scenes helping to create those shows and films are increasingly skilled creatives on the autism spectrum.