Question: What employee development programs at companies might be available for adults with autism?
Answer: So adults with autism may be helped by several different programs. At the high school level, it's important to begin with vocational or technical training for people with autism. And there are several regional agencies and local community agencies that do help with supported employment and help people bridge the gap from school to employment. There are also some tax benefits for companies that are willing and able to hire employees with autism spectrum disorders. And there are benefits that employers might gain. For example, people with autism spectrum disorders are often very prompt, punctual, determined, mistakes or errors, and can make great editors. They're great at perhaps repetitive tasks and they can be very loyal to a company and prefer to stay with a company for a long period of time.