Dear employers ~ How to work with employees “with” Asperger’s / #autism ~ Part 1: Making your office an autism-friendly environment

GREAT post, NeuroSister! Hit the nail on the head! 🙂

the silent wave

Companies in various fields are waking up to the realization that we, the people on the Asperger’s/autism spectrum, have various skills and personality traits that often make us pretty darn fine employees.  I may address these characteristics in a future post.

But for now, let’s say you’re one of these companies.  You’ve already seen the light, and you know you’d like to hire more of us…except that you’re not quite sure how we operate, and you’re not quite sure what we need or which accommodations might have to be implemented to make your company an Asperger’s/autism-friendly work environment.

Naturally, when I mention words and phrases such as “accommodations” and “Asperger’s/autism-friendly work environment”, a business owner or manager might get a little nervous.  That’s because those words and phrases tend to cost businesses money, and they begin to wonder how they’re going to figure those new expenses into the budget (do…

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Autistic. Advocate. LGBT. INFJ. Xian. LOVE art, coffee, intelligent conversation, music, singing

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