Holding a job is a key step toward adulthood and independence. These resources can help people with autism succeed at their work.
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The Disability Equality Index (DEI) is a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN. Developed by the DEI Advisory Committee, a diverse group of business leaders, policy experts, and disability advocates, the DEI is a national, transparent, annual benchmarking tool that offers businesses an opportunity to receive an objective score, on a scale of zero (0) to 100, on their disability inclusion policies and practices.Read more
Whether it is preparing a resume or requesting an accommodation, it is important to know where you can find additional information to help you with the employment process. Below is information on employment that we hope will be helpful in preparing for your next step!Read more
This article discusses competencies that may be the key to the success of young workers in the 21st Century workplace. These competencies include: networking, professionalism, enthusiasm, communication skills, teamwork and problem solving, and critical thinking.Read more
In every job, you will be given feedback about your performance, both positive and negative. The reason for feedback at work is to help you learn what you are doing well at your job, as well as what areas you need to improve. It can be stressful to hear feedback about yourself, especially the negatives, but it is important in learning about yourself as a worker. This resource provides some tips to help you deal with negative feedback at work.Read more