An Employers Guide to Managing Professionals on the Autism Spectrum
This book is approved for SHRM recertification credit.
Barriers to productivity are highlighted, such as the sensory environment, miscommunication, and inadequate training of colleagues. Easy-to-implement strategies to adapt the working environment are provided, such as agreeing on non-verbal cues to signal ending a conversation or establishing parameters for appropriate email length.
This book is an essential resource for anyone who works with professionals on the autism spectrum. It will allow them to engage with and support their colleagues on the autism spectrum in a respectful way and help them achieve a greater level of working success.
About the Author
Marcia Scheiner is the President and Founder of Integrate Autism Employment Advisors.
She is also a frequent speaker on how to create a successful workplace for autistic professionals. Prior to founding Integrate in 2010, Ms. Scheiner held senior management positions at Zurich Financial Services, Chase Manhattan Bank and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
Ms. Scheiner is a graduate of Wellesley College and has an MBA from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. She is the parent of an adult son with autism.
|Name||An Employers Guide to Managing Professionals on the Autism Spectrum|
|Publisher||Jessica Kingsley Publishers|