Meet the Future Face of Technology - Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Technology FieldsMeet the Future Face of Technology - Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Technology Fields

Economic Development Agenda

Employers Are Seeking Out Autistic Workers

An increasing number of companies are launching initiatives to find job candidates with autism. How a cluster of society struggling to find jobs became the tech world's most wanted. More...


Parent-owned Companies

Parent Owned Companies

Some families have grown frustrated with traditional hiring processes and the discrimination faced by people with ASD There are at least three family owned businesses that hire people on the autism spectrum to do software testing.

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Singapore

Austin and Singapore

Both Austin, Texas and Singapore have created digital media initiatives as a means of creating and keeping jobs in their respective cities.

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MPAA

Economic Impact

The Arts, Media, and Entertainment sector careers require cross disciplinary interactions, project management, independent work styles and self management along with imagination, flexibility, and problem solving. The Motion Picture and TV Industry has calculated its economic impact on the US economy in this report...

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App Development

App Development

App development is a booming business. Recent press coverage features Minnesota app developers and their work.

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FordInclusive Works

FordInclusive Works

Ford launched a pilot program, FordInclusive Works, on June 1, 2016. Five positions will be created in product development designed to match some of the unique skills and capabilities of individuals with autism. Ford's vehicle evaluation and verification test lab will participate in the pilot where workers will be logging and prepping tires for test vehicles.

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