Asperger Syndrome at Work - Video
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Audience: Job seekers who have Asperger Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder - Level 1, those who support them, and potential employers.
This video is designed to help job seekers find and hold a job.
Employees with Asperger Syndrome and their supervisors, co-workers and job coaches reveal their secrets to getting and keeping a job. The program covers job coaching, personal assessments, choosing careers based on interests and strengths, applying, interviewing, disclosure, supports, accommodations, interacting with bosses and coworkers, and modifying behaviors.
Download a free PDF job assessment questionnaire for people with Asperger Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder - Level 1. This questionnaire can help you conduct the assessment described in the video "Asperger Syndrome at Work."
Coulter introduces us to six adults with AS who are working in diverse occupations, including a veterinarian's assistant and a library page. Both the employees with AS and their supervisors comment on workplace skills, living accommodations, interpersonal relations, and the job search interview. Most interesting are the candid discussions about coping mechanisms people with AS use in order to be successful in the workplace.