Meet the Future Face of Employment

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Technology Fields

Meet the WOW People

Meet the WOW People

There are specific actions that individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and parents, educators, Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) staff, and employers can take to facilitate education, training, and employment processes, and result in a broad range of jobs and careers in the technology fields for individuals with ASD:

Meet Minnesotans with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Who Are Successfully Employed

The above art work was created by artists with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

AUSM on Facebook The Autism Society of Minnesota has set up a Facebook page to address concerns, and provide advice and insight regarding employment issues to individuals on the autism spectrum.

Thank you to the Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division, Department of Employment and Economic Development for their support of this project.

This project was financed with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds under provisions of P.L. 111-5 and by a contractual Interagency Agreement, Agreement Number B22-15234, with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Project findings and related project materials do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of DEED or the Minnesota Department of Administration.

The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center, the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life

This project was supported, in part by grant number 2001MNSCDD-03, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy.

This website is supported by the Administration for Community Living (ACL),  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1,120,136.00 with 83 percent funded by ACL/HHS and $222,000.00 and 17 percent funded by non-federal-government source(s). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by ACL/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

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