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10 Things to Know About Autism and Employment

By Lisa Jo Rudy — 2021

Planning and resources for success: Increasing numbers of employers are open to hiring adults with disabilities, including those with ASD.

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How Talented People with Asperger’s Are Locked Out of the Career System

Businesses that find out more about about the characteristics of those on the autistic spectrum can optimise their strengths and help them to contribute hugely to the output of their teams.

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A Neurodiversity Facts and Myths Primer

So you’re doing a story about Neurodiversity, or you want to know more about the Neurodiversity Movement. We’re here to help. First, It’s useful to know what the terms “neurodiversity” and “neurodiversity movement” mean.

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The Concept of Neurodiversity Is Dividing the Autism Community

It remains controversial—but it doesn’t have to be. We need to embrace both the neurodiversity model and the medical model to fully understand autism.

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Why an Autistic Person May Push for a Closer Friendship Right Away

Does your autistic loved one tend to overshare or overexplain? We don't mean to come off as desperate or creepy, we just connect differently.

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Autistic People Make Great Social Partners if You Actually Give Them a Chance

For many years, researchers have treated the individual traits and characteristics of autistic people as an enduring essence of their autism-- in isolation of the social context and without even asking autistic people what their social life is actually like. However, perspective matters.

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Autism Acceptance Not Awareness: A Perspective Shift Is Needed

The most radical act you can perform as an ally to Autistic people is to accept them exactly as they are and beyond that to celebrate them and their neurotype.

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3 Ways to Embrace Neurodiversity in the Workplace

In a work world dominated by automation, digitalization, and increasing incivility, the need for one group of workers, those whom I call “sensitive strivers,” has never been greater.

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More Celebrities are Coming Out as Autistic. That Makes a Huge Difference.

Anthony Hopkins, Wentworth Miller and others are showing us that autism is more varied than it once seemed to be.

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Coming Out Autistic

Transgender or gender-fluid people are more likely to be neurodivergent, and vice versa. Here’s what that’s like.

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The Challenge of Forming Female Friendships When You’re Autistic

Painful memories of childhood along with gendered social norms can make adult friendships more complicated for neurodiverse women.

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