Authors: Michelle Rigler, Amy Rutherford, and Emily Quinn
Keywords: Autism spectrum disorder, communication, community, workplace
Physical copy available for borrowing at the Hilary Ballon Center for Teaching and Learning.
The book outlines eight principles of a trauma-informed pedagogy that can be applied to support individuals with ASD in the workplace.
These eight principles provide a framework that can help to support individuals with ASD in the workplace and promote their overall well-being and success.
How can employers best support individuals with ASD in the workplace, and what are the most effective strategies for tailoring support to meet their specific needs? What are the most common challenges that individuals with ASD may face in the workplace?
Developing Workplace Skills for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: The BASICS College Curriculum is an insightful and practical book that provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges faced by individuals with autism when entering the workforce. The book emphasizes the importance of providing structured training and support to help individuals with ASD navigate the workplace and develop necessary skills. In particular, the authors an inclusive workplace culture that values diversity and provides accommodations for individuals with ASD. It also consists of practical advice for faculty members on how to provide effective support, including how to build a trusting relationship. The authors offer a wealth of knowledge and practical advice for anyone interested in creating a more inclusive and supportive workplace for individuals with ASD.
The book offers valuable insights into the unique challenges faced by individuals with autism in the workplace. The authors highlight that every individual with autism has unique strengths and challenges. The key to success is in identifying and building on those strengths while providing support for areas of difficulty. The book offers practical advice for developing skills such as communication, time management, and problem-solving. This will be particularly useful for faculty members who work with students with autism or are involved in supporting students in transitioning to the workforce.