Technology in School

Why Autistic Students May Be More Successful in Tech

Nov 21, 2015

REFOCUSING AUTISM: The singular and intense focus of autistic individuals is well-documented. What isn’t as widely known, however, is the prevailing unemployment among autistic individuals: 35 percent of young adults with autism have never had a job. A growing number of educators think the tech industry may offer the right jobs to end autistic underemployment, and companies like Microsoft and SAP are making pledges to hire autistic employees.

Technology in School

Why Autistic Students May Be More Successful in Tech

Nov 21, 2015

REFOCUSING AUTISM: The singular and intense focus of autistic individuals is well-documented. What isn’t as widely known, however, is the prevailing unemployment among autistic individuals: 35 percent of young adults with autism have never had a job. A growing number of educators think the tech industry may offer the right jobs to end autistic underemployment, and companies like Microsoft and SAP are making pledges to hire autistic employees.

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