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Employment Toolkit

Information, tools and resources

People at a job talking

This Employment Tool Kit is designed to help individuals with autism research, find and keep employment in the current, competitive labor market. Stories, tips and resources were developed from a collaboration of people, including adults with autism, dedicated to increasing the employment participation of adults on the spectrum.

The Employment Tool Kit is divided into the following sections:

    • Introduction
    • Self-Advocacy
    • What Job is Right For You?
    • Benefits and Funding
    • Employment Models: What Option is Best For You?
    • Your Job Search
    • Transportation Options
    • Resumes, Cover Letters and Applications
    • The Job Interview
    • Accommodations and Disclosure
    • Soft Skills: Understanding the Social Elements of Your Job
    • Success Stories and Lessons Learned
    • My Employment Rights
    • Glossary of Terms
    • Employment Resources
    • Step-by-Step Guide to Your Employment Search

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