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Hiring and Managing Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome
Presenter: Barbara Bissonnette, Certified Coach / Principal of Forward Motion Coaching
Who Should Attend? Employers receiving federal dollars (Sec. 503 Rehab Act) as well as any employer, large or small, managers, and HR professionals.
- Date: February 27, 2014
- Snow Date: February 28, 2014
- Time: 8:30 - 11:00 am (Registration: 8:00 am)
- Location: New England Institute of Technology, 1 New England Tech Way East Greenwich, RI
- Fee: $35
- Deadline: February 13, 2014 (or as space permits)
Asperger's Syndrome is a mild form of Autism that impacts interpersonal communication and the ability to organize information. Although individuals face a number of challenges, they also have specific strengths that make them particularly well-suited to jobs requiring specialized skills sets. Increasingly, businesses are recognizing that in the right job, with the right support, these individuals are valuable contributors who answer the on-going need for skilled, educated workers.
Participants Will Learn:
- What Asperger's Syndrome is and how it impacts adults in the workplace;
- Which work environments are most conducive to their success;
- How to evaluate abilities during job interviews;
- Tips for training and managing new hires.
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Employers build a network where they can exchange best practices as well as learn new methods to recruit and retain individuals with disabilities in their workforce.
Become engaged in a variety of activities.
- Recruiting and promoting workers with disabilities
- Attending forums that provide information on critical disability employment issues
- Conducting interviewing etiquette and accommodation training
- Serving as mentors to students and adults with disabilities ... and many more
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