Asperger's on the Job

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AUTHOR
Rudy Simone
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11,25 MB
FILE NAME
Asperger's on the Job.pdf
ISBN
9720735182116

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Up to 85% of the Asperger's population are without full-time employment, though many have above-average intelligence. Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger's Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resource to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help people with Asperger’s find and keep gainful employment. Rudy's candid advice is based on her personal experiences and the experiences of over 50 adults with Asperger's from all over the world, in addition to their employers and numerous experts in the field. Detailed lists of "what the employee can do" and "to employers and advocates" provide balanced guidelines for success, while Rudy's "Interview Tips" and "Personal Job Map" tools will help Aspergians, young or old, find their employment niche. There is more to a job than what the tasks are. From social blunders, to sensory issues, to bullying by coworkers, Simone presents solutions to difficult challenges. Readers will be enriched, enlightened, and ready to work—together!

This means the first step is identifying the autistic individual's strengths. Asperger's on the Job: Must-Have Advice for People with Asperger's or High Functioning Autism and their Employers, Educators, and Advocates Paperback - May 28 2010 by Rudy Simone (Author), Temple Grandin (Foreword) 4.4 out of 5 stars 123 ratings See all formats and editions Overall Asperger's on the Job is a great book; Simone gives an accurate portrayal of what those with Asperger's deal with and experience on the job in an American workplace. Good Jobs for Visual Thinkers: 1. Still photographer and videographer: Becoming a photographer is an ideal job for any visual thinker even those who happen to suffer from Asperger's syndrome.

Doug: This chapter focused on college as it relates to the work world. Simone suggests that… Assembly Line Work If you crave a quiet and ordered environment with lots of repetition in motion and tasks, then work on an assembly line might be the perfect fit for you.

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