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Employing Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Win-Win for all Stakeholders
Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) face significant challenges as they transition from school to work. High rates of unemployment or underemployment coupled with internal and external barriers combine to make the transition difficult to achieve. Highlighting her own research as well as other current research, Dr. Braudis will explore successful strategies, approaches and best practices in employment for individuals with ASD. This presentation will also address the benefits to employers and communities when employing individuals with ASD. In addition, Dr. Braudis will discuss what companies are leading the way in hiring initiatives for this population.