This will help keep them motivated and serve as a refuge from teasing.
Approximately 80% of grown-ups with Aspergers and High Functioning Autism (HFA) do not have full-time jobs – not because they can’t do the work, but because they often have difficulty being socially acceptable while they get the work done.
Countless studies show individuals would rather have pleasant and personable co-workers than a co-worker who is always right.
It will not be the latest new thing, but it is more than adequate for a student to learn on.
A man/woman with Aspergers has to compensate for poor social skills by making themselves so good in a specialized field that individuals will be willing to "buy" their skill even though social skills are poor.
What will the jobless rate be for that group when — if current statistics are correct — the 1 in 50 children who have Aspergers try to become employed? the best job for any one person is not the best job for another. if anything, the best thing for an autistic to do is to not follow typical expectations and standards and do what works best for him or her.
As it is now, lots of adults with Aspergers are looking for full-time jobs, but their gifts are not recognized. As a spouse of an aspie for 24 years, working together I a business, it becomes terribly demoralising when you are ways wrong and told why.
However, one could major in library science with a minor in history, but the library science degree makes it easier to get a good job.
Some individuals, while they are still in high school, should be encouraged to take courses at a local college in drafting, computer programming or commercial art.
The comment in here about that was liberating to me to realise that it is a trait, not me just being useless.• Anonymous said... We are a wide range of supra-normal behaviors• Anonymous said...