Programs and Resources by Disability - Autism Spectrum

JVS Autism Spectrum Disorder Job Readiness Program

This program offers group workshops, one to one counseling, job preparation and job placement and retention to participants with Aspergers.  Services include:

  • Intake and initial assessment
  • Half day workshops 3 days per week for 8 weeks
  • One to one employment counseling
  • Tours, job shadows, resumes, job search
  • Up to 14 week work experience paid
  • Retention workshops 2 half days per week
  • Job coaching on the job site
  • In partnership with Kerry's Place Autism Services

JVS Employment Program for Autism Spectrum

The Hawkins Institute

Through innovative programs, Hawkins Institute offers practical employment relevant online training for people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) fostering self-esteem and skills for success.  

The Hawkins Institute

Video

A TED Talk featuring Alix Generous a researcher in molecular biology and neuroscience who also has Asperger’s Syndrome. Complex problems require unique minds: Complex problems require unique minds

Books

Asperger's From the Inside Out: A Supportive and Practical Guide for Anyone with Asperger's Syndrome By Michael John Carley, 2008, The Penguin Group (USA).

How to Find Work that Works with People with Autism Spectrum Disorder. By Gail Hawkins,  2004, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (UK)

Different, Not Less: Ultimate Success Stories from People with Autism and Asperger's, Temple Grandin, 2012, Future Horizons Inc. (USA)