Aspiedent's Blog



Autism, Covid Restrictions and Employment
Oct 16, 2020, 3:59 PM
Autism and lockdown: A brief description about how the situation is affecting the employment situation for autistic adults. Perhaps employers could take this as an opportunity to consider how they could recruit from a wider range of talent.
The World Reject Hole
Oct 7, 2020, 7:57 PM
This article explores one of the traps that autistic people can fall into: The World Reject Hole. Autism and lockdown has both helped and hindered autistic people. Lockdown has made more autistic people prone to falling into the world reject hole where they feel that the world has rejected them.
Are Autistic people good at IT?
Sep 30, 2020, 7:06 PM
Are autistic people naturally good at IT? Here is a non-stereotypical discussion of the subject.
Autistic employees can make good salespeople!
Sep 25, 2020, 12:54 PM
Contrary to popular belief, some autistic people can be excellent at selling. This blog explores the how and why around this.
Autism in Small Companies
Sep 18, 2020, 1:38 PM
Is it a good idea to employ people with autism when you run a small business? This blog provides a truthful exploration of this topic. This includes a discussion of the benefits of hiring autistic people and the resources you may need to have to employ autistic people successfully.
What is the difference between autism and aspergers?
Sep 11, 2020, 12:52 PM
What is the difference between autism and aspergers, is a common question. It can cause all sorts of confusion. This article aims to make the difference easy to understand, while also highlighting the complexities of the answer.
Autism is an umbrella term
Sep 2, 2020, 1:08 PM
What is Autism? This is a question that is asked a lot and it is a perfectly good question. But actually, Autism is just not something that can be defined easily. Autism is an umbrella term for a whole range of different underlying difficulties, unified by a set of common symptoms.
Resources for Autistic Employees and Their Employers: Reasonable Adjustments
Aug 14, 2020, 2:57 PM
There are written resources for employers who manage somebody with autism. Here we explore reasonable adjustments at work and explain some common misunderstandings.
Resources for Autistic Employees and their Employers: Workplace Assessments
Aug 7, 2020, 1:23 PM
What are the important differences between Occupational Health Assessments and Autism Workplace Assessments? How do you know which company to choose to undertake an Autism Workplace Assessment? Here is some guidance.
Resources for Autistic Employees and their Employers: The Autistic Community
Jul 29, 2020, 1:14 PM
The Autistic Community can be a useful resource for employers and employees with autism, but it can be confused with expert autism training.