An Autism2Work Event
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are over five million adults in the U.S. with autism spectrum disorder. Studies estimate that a staggering 50–75% are either unemployed or underemployed. Although this untapped talent pool brings a unique set of skills to the table, employers may be hesitant to hire. There are many misconceptions that employers may face while considering adding neurodivergent talent in their workforce. The most common concerns include:
As organizations implement successful neurodiversity programs and see the benefits first-hand, these stigmas become obsolete.
Join us as our panelists expose the common misconceptions of hiring neurodivergent talent and share the exceptional value they bring to a workplace.
Director of Testing Services, HM Health Solutions
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, Autism2Work, CAI
Service Delivery Manager, Autism2Work, CAI