Employment

Autism skills and knowledge list

The list, developed jointly by Skills for Care, Skills for Health and the National Autistic Society, enables individual workers, or services and teams, to work out whether they have the knowledge and skills needed to provide a good service to people who have autism. Read more »

The undiscovered workforce: a guide for MPs on increasing employment opportunities for people with autism

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This guide produced by the National Autistic Society aims to raise awareness amongst MPs on how best to bring together local people and organisations interested in increasing employment opportunities for people with autism. Read more »

Untapped Talent: A guide to employing people with Autism

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This guide encourages employers to implement some straightforward adjustments to make better use of the exceptional talents that people with autism can have. Read more »

Weston Bay

A new and bespoke residential training facility for people on the autism spectrum has now been opened by Weston College, the first of its kind in the UK. Read more »

Working with people with autism: the autistic perspective

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In this film, produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, we see how Scott, a man with autism and learning disabilities, and Marie, a professor with Asperger’s Syndrome, learn to make sense of society, with the support of colleagues and family members. Read more »