Autism Works Now (AWN)!

Workplace Readiness Workshop

UPDATED: September 10, 2018

Autism Works Now! offers job training for adults with autism. Its Workplace Readiness Workshop provides participants with one-on-one classroom instruction & community-based field trips where they put into practice their knowledge & learn about the perspectives of employers & hiring managers. AWN also provides job placements, on-the-job supports, & autism awareness training to employers to ensure that the placement is beneficial for both the adult & the employer.
AWN offers 2 hr classes each week along with a 1 time a month field trip to employees like Best Buy, Fox HR, Marriott HR, Autism Live, Sony Studios.
AWN also has a work program, Glorious Pies, where AWN Candidates learn selling skill sets along with customer service skills. The AWN Candidates are employed and on payroll with Wells Fargo.

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7439 Orion Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91406
United States



(323) 240-0361



Joanne Lara

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