Autistic workers and bosses differ on support

Curtin University researchers are testing a system to enable employers to identify ways to best accommodate workers living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Using the tool employers should be able to better recognise the strengths of employees with ASD, identifying potential difficulties in the workplace and providing strategies to modify the work environment.

The research is designed to improve the working situation for people with ASD after previous research found workers with ASD had different expectations of support and structure than their managers in workplaces.

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17th December 2015
Medical Xpress