Many autistic individuals in pursuit of meaningful careers run into road blocks on their journey to employment.
From identifying one's skills and passions to understanding which employers could be a good fit to interviewing, landing the job and surviving the workplace, Barbara Bissonnette can help.
Barbara Bissonnette is a certified coach and the Principal of Forward Motion Coaching, which provides career development, job coaching and workplace advocacy for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome (and similar autism spectrum profiles) and Nonverbal Learning Disorder.
What's also helpful, and needed these days, is Bissonnette's consultation and training services for organizations regarding how to utilize the skills of autistic employees and others with social, communication and executive function challenges.
Many autistic individuals often find it beneficial to have a guide or coach to engage with on their career journey.
Also, more and more businesses and organizations are recognizing the talent in the autistic community.
That said, Bissonnette will soon be in the Denver, CO and Milwaukee, WI-areas speaking on the topic of Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
Here's the official description from the Forward Motion website:
Finding Employment that Works for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome is a full day training specifically for vocational rehabilitation specialists, job developers, career counselors and coaches, and other professionals. It explains how to guide these clients and students to a manageable job or career. Up-coming seminars (click on the date for information and to register): September 21, Denver, CO and September 30, Milwaukee, WI
Barbara Bissonnette is the author of few books worth checking out:
Posted by Nick Venturella