Autistic Adults in the Workplace

Jan 12, 2011

As the first big wave of children diagnosed with autism and related disorders moves beyond high school, how do we prepare autistic young adults for employment or higher education? And how do we prepare the workplace to recognize the special talents and needs of these adults? Discussing these topics and more: Oakstone Academy Middle School and High School director of curriculum Dr. Kristyn Miller, Lettuce Work Foundation executive director Doug Sharp, Aspiritech executive director Brenda Weitzberg and Marshall University West Virginia Autism Training Center associate director Marc Ellison.