Rebroadcast August 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM : originally broadcast December 3, 2012.
They’re growing up. They need work. A life. Maybe work the rest of us might fail at.
Specialisterne Consultants at work. (Specialisterne)
More and more Americans are being diagnosed with autism. One in 88 American children is the latest figure. It’s been called a tsunami.
They will grow up and they will have lives to lead. But what kind of lives? And what about work?
A new push is on to recognize and apply the special talents, special character, of people with autism in the workplace. To structure jobs that autistic minds and temperaments may be especially good at. To find the workplace upside in autism.
This hour, On Point: the autism advantage, at work.