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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Nish Parikh, founder and CEO of WebTerm Corporation, the company that worked with Autism Speaks to develop TheSpectrumCareers.com, shares what a positive impact the online jobs portal has had on workers with autism.

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This is a post for National Disability Employment Awareness Month written by Leslie Long and Dave Kearon, vice president and director of adult services at Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks, Rangam Consultants and WebTeam Corporation recently signed an agreement with DirectEmployers that will add almost 2 million job openings to TheSpectrumCareers.com.

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Fruits of Employment (FOE) is a first-of-its-kind initiative that strategically employs workers with autism and other disabilities at competitive agricultural sites such as apple orchards and vineyards.

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I realized my strengths from an early age and ran with them. I now want to open up possibilities for others who are growing up on the autism spectrum like me.

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Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro shares his experiences finding employment and tips to help other adults with autism to do the same.

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Autism Speaks Coordinator of Adult Services Sarah Andrews shares tips on employment through the story of her two boys on the spectrum.

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Emily Walzak, a young adult with aspergers discusses the challenges and successes of getting her first full time job.

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The public Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program is a federally mandated program administered by states to support people with disabil

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