Autism

Navigate Autistic Burnout

Discover the keys to spotting and managing Autistic burnout with this comprehensive 127-page digital workbook and 105-page toolkit. Whether you’re personally navigating Autistic burnout or supporting a client, this guide is designed to help. With chapters dedicated to spotting signs and symptoms, identifying potential causes and triggers, building a personalized recovery plan, and self-advocacy, this

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How Employers Can Adapt Interview Questions for Autistic Jobseekers

Adapting the question structure and providing a printout of job interview questions can help autistic jobseekers answer questions better in a job interview, according to a UK study. Researchers recruited fifty adults (25 autistic, 25 non-autistic) and asked them to participate in two mock interviews for a job. The adults were first provided standard interview

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How Employers Can Help Autistic People with Workplace Adjustments

Employers must take a more proactive role in identifying, suggesting and implementing adjustments for their autistic employees as opposed to placing the burden solely on the employee, a UK study has found. “Organisations should move away from disclosure as a necessity and provide employees with the information, resources and tools they need to make informed

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How to Handle Disclosure of an Autism Diagnosis at Work

Disclosing an autism diagnosis can be a difficult decision for autistic employees who are seeking workplace accommodations and may find disclosure of a diagnosis crucial to obtaining those work accommodations. Now a UK study interviewing 24 autistic individuals has shed some light on the process, including practical tips for handling disclosure at work.  Here are

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What Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Can Teach Us About Autism

Rachel Worsley analyses a peer-reviewed study about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander views on autism to shed insight as part of NAIDOC Week 2021. Although autism is one of the most researched neurodevelopmental conditions, there has been minimal research done about the experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia. A 2020 study published in

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