Employer Resources

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Hiring and Supporting Autistic Professionals

Autism Society of NC / TEACCH Employment Services — Funded by NC Employment and Independence for People with Disabilities (Vocational Rehabilitation), these groups provide job coaching to autistic employees and support to their employers. If you are interested in training for employers to help autistic employees thrive at your company, please reach out to Mike Chapman (mikechapman@unc.edu) from TEACCH. He can discuss in-person and virtual options to support your team. Additionally, check out the TEAM WORKS flier to learn about the free online training for managers about how to support autistic employees.

"Autism Spectrum Disorders on the Rise" — Article from the National Association of Colleges and Employers about autistic students, which is geared toward employers, career counselors, and university recruiting professionals.

"Employing autistic people – a guide for employers" — This article is written for employers in the United Kingdom, but for the most part it could still contain relevant information for US-based employers.

Job Accomodation Network (JAN) — Features resources to aid both individuals and employers, such as interview tips. JAN also provides free consultation services, which are available to all employers.

Neurodiversity @ Work Roundtable — A collection of cross-industry employers who spearhead neurodiversity-focused hiring initiatives at their organizations.

Neurodiversity in the Workplace — This guide, geared toward employers, offers tips relating to recruiting, hiring, retaining, and advancing neurodivergent workers.