For students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), the job-search process presents a unique challenge with too few success stories, as many adults with autism are unemployed or underemployed. Through defining ASD and how it is recognized, and delving into best practices, this presentation will provide an overview of student and employer support throughout the hiring process. With diagnoses increasing each year, cross-campus collaborations and education for employers about the benefits of hiring this student population are critical.
Following this program, you will be able to:
Presenters: Kelsey O'Rourke, M.A., Assistant Director, Employer Relations, University of Dayton and Kerri Boivin, M.B.A., Director, University of Michigan – College of Engineering