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Press Release – HMRC and Department for Work and Pensions Provide Work experience for young people with autism
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Press Release – HMRC and Department for Work and Pensions Provide Work experience for young people with autism

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have offered young people with autism work experience as part of an ‘Insight Programme’ developed in partnership with Ambitious about Autism. The scheme, which ran from Monday 29 J...
Autism in the workplace: ‘Always thought you were a bit weird’
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Autism in the workplace: ‘Always thought you were a bit weird’

I was sitting in a doctor’s office, describing yet again how a day at work could be hell. I told him why sharing the same space, listening to my colleagues’ music/small talk/breathing drove me mad and why someone saying “good morning” could feel like a persona...
Press Release – Job services lacking for young people with autism
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Press Release – Job services lacking for young people with autism

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- As autism becomes more prevalent, the need grows for services that help young people with the disorder to find and keep jobs, indicates new research led by Michigan State University education scholars. Some 50,000 people with autism s...
Internships based in hospitals help students with autism
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Internships based in hospitals help students with autism

Mechanicsville, VA - High school seniors with autism get hospital internships through Project Search, a program designed to teach job skills to people on the autism spectrum. Students in the program agree that it’s helped. Hanover County resident Savannah Cha...
Man with autism gets new job based on merit after losing his previous employment
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Man with autism gets new job based on merit after losing his previous employment

Ottawa, Canada --- A man with autism who lost his job when Target was forced to closed down 133 of its stores found a new job despite his worries that he might not find another one due to his developmental disability. James Pelletier, a 25-year-old who descri...
Press Release – DirectEmployers Forms New Alliance with Easter Seals, Further Encouraging Disability and Veteran Hiring Initiatives
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Press Release – DirectEmployers Forms New Alliance with Easter Seals, Further Encouraging Disability and Veteran Hiring Initiatives

Partnership launches online job portal for veterans and individuals with disabilities. Indianapolis  - DirectEmployers Association, the leading nonprofit provider and OFCCP compliance solution and recruitment marketing tools, is continuing to bridge the gap...
New study helps people on the autism spectrum after high school
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New study helps people on the autism spectrum after high school

Lexington, KY - The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has awarded $693,000 to the University of Kentucky College of Education professor Lisa Ruble and Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. This grant will serve to figure out how to smoo...