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How to conduct job interviews with candidates who have autism

The unemployment and underemployment of capable workers with autism is a well-documented phenomenon, as a British study showed. Employers are gradually getting better at recognizing the value of including neurodiverse people in their organizations, and information about accommodation strategies is starting to become more readily available. That said, these accommodations aren’t helpful to workers if …

How accommodating workers with autism benefits employers and all of us

Companies seek a competitive edge by hiring talented people, yet many capable workers are overlooked because they have autism. People with autism are unemployed at disproportionate levels. As a result, companies are missing out on employees able to make valuable contributions. And society at large is affected since the situation creates inequities and financial dependence. …