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At auticon, each of our autistic IT and data consultants have the ongoing support of a coach throughout their employment with us. Many of our consultants say that having the support of their coach is something they most value about working at auticon. But what is coaching and what makes it special?  What coaching involves...
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Dr. Catriona Stewart OBE writes of her personal experience in the field of researching autism and the discovery that she was autistic herself and how the news of auticon and Unicus joining together is a “beacon of progress” in terms of visibility for autistic people in the workplace. While training for my doctorate, after an...
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It is estimated that less than 29% (ons.gov.uk) of autistic adults are in any form of meaningful employment (Office for National Statistics, UK). Autistic people commonly have cognitive strengths that make them particularly well-suited for careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Despite this, they are faced with barriers such as an exclusionary recruitment...
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auticon, a social enterprise that exclusively employs autistic adults as technology consultants, today released a compelling new report on autism in the workplace. The report Neurodiversity at Work, available inside the company’s latest Impact Report, asked 985 autistic professionals about their autism diagnosis, finding quality career opportunities, and disclosing their autism to employers. A crisis...
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