auticon’s 2020 Global Impact Report shows growth and confidence from autistic employees
auticon’s 2020 Global Impact Report is now available. The reports shares the organizations success from 2019 and measures the impact of employment on it’s autistic workforce.
In 2011, our mission was born: to address the social issue of rising unemployment among autistic adults by creating a new model for employment in the information technology sector.
Together with clients and the global autism community, today, auticon employs over 200 adults on the autism spectrum. Along the way, we began an ambitious goal we call The Theory of Change, to measure the impact we have on long-term sustainable change. I am pleased to share with you this reporton our progress and the success we are having around the world.
The vast majority of autistic adults are either unemployed or underemployed, with estimates ranging as high as 90%. As a result, autistic adults cannot achieve a life of independence, the technology landscape lacks a neurodiverse perspective, and the autism community recoils.
As a social enterprise, auticon works to improve the lives of autistic adults by applying their valuable skills in information technology to clients and their workplaces. The results of our global employee survey are herein:
With a high demand for data quality and flawless software development, auticon provides a neurodiverse and agile workforce to improve our client’s IT projects. Our hybrid onsite and offsite teams utilize the cognitive benefits of autism to provide the sustained concentration and analytical mindset that makes us wired for success.
Our teams include fully-trained personnel specializing in software development, data analysis, quality assurance and testing, automation engineering, and more.
auticon has international offices in Germany, United States, Canada, France, Switzerland, Italy, Australia and throughout the United Kingdom. Investors include Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Group Ltd., Felix and Susanne Porsche, Ananda Impact Ventures, Ferd AS, Yabeo Capital, and Ferst Capital Partners.