Employment

Tech Startup in NYC Employs Adults with Autism

(July 23, 2014) - Business Insider recently profiled 35-year-old Mark Leslie. Mark is a computer programer in New York City who has an Asp... More...

Sibling Talks Autism, Employment and New Bakery Called 'Puzzles'

Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro interviewed Sara Mae Hickey, the Owner of Puzzles Bakery & Café, a new business in upstate New York that is committed to hiring adults with special needs. Puzzles seeks to "solve the puzzle&quo... More...

Apply for a Virtual Internship with the U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is hiring virtual interns! We are looking for talented students with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and no prior work or internship experience is necessary. This program involves working on projects in areas such ... More...

Three New Employment Tools for the Autism Community

As addendums to the Autism Speaks Employment Tool Kit, we have created three new tools to help adults with autism as ... More...

Spectrum Designs Provides Gainful Employment to People with Autism

Spectrum Designs is a Long Island company committed to enhancing the quality of life of people with autism, who often face barriers to employment. The company was started in 2010 by Stella Spanakos, wh... More...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Discusses Autism and Employment in Everyday Health

(June 17, 2014) - In his column Health Matters with Sanjay Gupta today, Dr. Gupta discussed autism and employment and highlighted the stories of two adults with Asperger Syndrome and their struggles to find... More...

Ohio Lettuce Company Trains and Employs People with Autism

(June 12, 2014) - Lettuce Work is a hydroponic lettuce company in New ... More...

New Jersey Man with Autism Finds Success and Independence

(June 4, 2014) - Kevin Petranich is a 34-year-old man with autism working a competive job and living in a supervised apartment on his own in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

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