Asperger's on the Job : Must-have Advice for People with Asperger's or High Functioning Autism, and their Employers, Educators, and Advocates
Up to 85% of the Asperger's population are without full-time employment, though many have above-average intelligence. Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger's Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resource to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help
eBook, English, 2011
BookBaby, Cork, 2011
1 online resource (318 pages)
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword by Temple Grandin; Introduction; Why Should You Employ Someone With AS?; The Advantages of Asperger's Syndrome in the Workplace; The Importance of Belief; The Big Consequences of Small Talk; Bluntness, Perfectionism, and That Famous Asperger Arrogance; Blunders, Boundaries, and Emotional Detachment; Please Do NOT Fill in the Blank; Quiet Please; Visual Overstimulation and Other Sensory Issues; Trust Me, I Have Asperger's; Polyester Prisons, Neck-Tie Nooses, and High-Heeled Hell. A Little R & R Goes a Long Way: Ritual and RoutineDon't Tell Them Where You Heard This, But; The High Cost of Low Behavior; The Power of Praise; Working with Natural Strengths and Interests; Conformity, Psychometric Testing, and the New Segregation; Asperger's and Education: Star-crossed Lovers?; To Tell or Not to Tell, That Is the Question; ""Bye Bye, "" Said the Black Sheep: Avoiding the Aspergian Pre-emptive Strike; REACH to Succeed; Additional Tools; Finding the Perfect Job for YOU
The Personal Job Map; Interview Tips for Those with Asperger's; Notes; References; Resources; Books. Government AgenciesIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Want to have a print copy of this book?