Choosing and landing a job as an Asperger’s / autistic person

the silent wave

First, I need to start off by saying that a job is not the end-all-be-all.  The larger society likes to synonymize one’s job with one’s very identity, but that’s a grave error.  We are not our jobs.  We are still ourselves, whole and complete, no matter what we do for a living, or whether or not we even have a job.  Being employed is advantageous for most and necessary for many; but it’s not the only Game-of-Life Bullet-Point by which we should measure ourselves, nor is it the only key that fits the Life Success Lock.  Each person is a valid and worthwhile human being, and there are many ways in which one can “contribute” to the rest of the world, if they wish to do so.

As I mentioned, landing and keeping a job is a necessity for many.  Regional laws and systems vary in terms of public support…

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Del's Shej

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

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