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December, 2017

Pre-employment workshop for students with ASD: collaboration with Currey Ingram and Specialisterne

Dec. 22, 2017—Partnering with Currey Ingram Academy and drawing on the expertise of Specialisterne, we’re developing a high-school pre-employment workshop for teenagers on the spectrum. Tentatively called Workforce Readiness and Preparation (WRAP) workshop for students with autism, this four-week course follows a similar development methodology the Specialisterne have used for assessing, training and integrating their autistic employees...

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ASD survey to improve employment outcomes

Dec. 18, 2017—The Autism Science Foundation is currently seeking participants to take part in a survey on autism spectral disorder and employment. The information gained may be used to draft a policy brief for the International Society for Autism Research. Adults on the spectrum, their family members, researchers and professionals who work with autistic individuals in a...

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