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ASTEP- Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership provide services for the autism community
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ASTEP- Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership provide services for the autism community

New York — ASTEP — We recently shared a press release about the services that ASTEP (Asperger Syndrome Training & Employment Partnership) provides for the autism community. Founded in 2010, the organization has helped many companies in the hiring of indivi...
Canada bound for Danish firm helping autistic people to find tech jobs
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Canada bound for Danish firm helping autistic people to find tech jobs

Thorkil Sonne started up his company Specialisterne to aid people, like his son Lars, to get a head in the world of technology. The company has since expanded into 11 other countries, the newest of which will venture to Canada. The base for the company ...
Press Release – Finished at School: Supporting young people with autism to move from school to college
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Press Release – Finished at School: Supporting young people with autism to move from school to college

One day training courses to help staff support young people with autism to move from school to college are being hosted across all nine regions in England, on dates in Autumn term 2015 and Spring term 2016, across ten colleges. Ambitious about Autism, the l...
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...
Priory Group state more quality jobs and apprenticeships are needed for adults with autism
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Priory Group state more quality jobs and apprenticeships are needed for adults with autism

Priory Group - A “woeful inadequacy” of apprenticeships, internships and jobs for adults with autism is holding back their prospects and blighting society, autism experts at the Priory Group state. Allison Hope-West, autism director at the Priory Group,...