Employment and autism: why it is important for employers to understand autistic perspectives
Brought to you by Ask autism
Date: Thursday 7 May 2015, 09.30 - 16.30
Location: RAF Museum, Conference Centre, London, NW9 5LL. Nearest tube: Colindale
The aim of this conference is to improve the understanding of autism in relation to employment, with the goal of equipping employers and support professionals with the tools to allow people on the autism spectrum to achieve all that they can achieve.
The topics covered will include: why you should hire someone with autism; how to support someone already in employment; what are reasonable adjustments if you are on the autism spectrum; and how can you succeed in the workplace environment?
In attending it is thought that you will gain a true understanding of autism and the positive attributes someone with autism can bring to the workplace; learn what employers should be doing to ensure true participation in the workplace; hear real-life examples of good and bad work practice; learn about the challenges faced by many people on the autism spectrum with interviews, work life, and maintaining employment; and visit the exhibitor stands to find out what support is available for employers and employees.
Delegate rate (early booking - £195 + VAT) £225 + VAT, NAS members - £175 + VAT; Individuals on the autism spectrum and their parents/carers - £45 + VAT; Academics and students - £45 + VAT.
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