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2015 World Autism Awareness Day - Employment: The Autism Advantage
2 Apr 2015 -  It is estimated that more than 80% of adults with autism are unemployed.
Research suggests that employers are missing out on abilities that that people on the autism spectrum have in greater abundance than “neurotypical” workers do – such as, heightened abilities in pattern recognition and logical reasoning, as well as a greater attention to detail.
The hurdles that need to be overcome to unleash this potential include: a shortage of vocational training, inadequate support with job placement, and pervasive discrimination. Autism Day website:
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