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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.
Resources for Autistic Employees and their Employers: Access to Work
Jul 24, 2020, 1:03 PM
Access to Work is DWP’s best kept secret. You can get a grant for equipment and support at work if you have autism or aspergers. Read on for more.
Is an interview really the best way to recruit a candidate for a job?
Jul 16, 2020, 10:31 AM
We discuss how interviews disadvantage some otherwise brilliant workers including autistic ones. It highlights there are more logical and effective ways to ensure the right person is recruited for a role.
Are You Missing a Trick in your struggle to obtain valuable employees?
Jul 9, 2020, 12:59 PM
Are you missing a trick in your search for valuable employees? With the right understanding in place, employing people with autism could be a brilliant move for your small business.
Is Autism a disorder or a difference?
Jul 2, 2020, 2:40 PM
The answer to whether autism is disorder or a difference; a superpower, or a disability, is not straightforward. For some people it is clearly a disorder, for some a difference and for some, it is both.
Autism, Change, and COVID19
Jun 26, 2020, 2:19 PM
This post explores ways in which social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic might help autistic people, but hinder non-autistic people.
Victims and Overcomers
Jun 19, 2020, 4:06 PM
This blog talks candidly about how surrounding yourself with a network of ‘overcomers’, rather than ‘victims’, is better for individuals and businesses alike.
The Importance of Meeting Face to Face
Jun 10, 2020, 3:49 PM
It is important to meet face to face in order to build relationship. Meeting face to face involves exchanging information in a way that is impossible via online media.
LinkedIn Disaster
Jun 3, 2020, 2:37 PM
I tried to teach my autistic boss how to use LinkedIn: it was disaster. A blog highlighting how some autistic people struggle with emotional connection via electronic media.