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The autism job club : the neurodiverse workforce in the new normal of employment

Michael Bernick (Author), Richard Holden (Author), Steve Silberman
The paperback edition Includes a new prologue with updated information on employment prospects for adults on the spectrum.
Print Book, English, 2018
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Skyhorse Publishing, New York, NY, 2018
xvii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781510728295, 1510728295
Introduction : Creating a place in the emerging job world
Part I. The six autism employment strategies : We come together as the autism job club: introducing six autism employment strategies
The autism job club as voluntary association and mutual support
Part II. The adult autism community in the United States today and its employment status : The autism explosion in numbers and in public consciousness
Autism employment and unemployment today
The perseverative scripter and his employment search
Employment searches of our job club members
Part III. The art of the autism job coach : The evolving job world which adults with autism must navigate
Job search mastery in the internet age ; Job networks and mutual support
The art of the autism job coach
Part IV. Autism, technology, and the growing internet economy employment : Autism and technology advantage
Autism and the internet economy
Part V. Autism and the practical economy : The surprising employment growth in the practical economy
Autism-focused businesses and hiring initiatives in the practical economy
Autism, craft, and calling
Autism and the movement to improve wages in the practical economy
Part VI. Autism and employment for the more severely impacted : Autism and supported work
Part VII. Lifelong learning, workplace culture, and the future of the autism job club : Autism, retraining, and lifelong learning
Autism and workplace culture
The future of the autism job club
"Updated with recent developments in autism employment"--Cover