Work in Progress: An Inside Look at Autism’s Job Boom

July 31, 2016 - |

The past few years have brought a surge in companies seeking to hire people with autism, from large corporations such as Microsoft to small companies that almost exclusively employ people on the spectrum. A new article from Spectrum News shows how programs such as the Dan Marino Foundation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are trying to address the gap between willing workers and these companies by helping to train job candidates or retool hiring processes, including virtual avatars to help young people with autism navigate the job interviewing process.

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