Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

by Temple Grandin, Kate Duffy M.S.
     
 

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In this updated and expanded edition, the authors take an in-depth look at a growing area of the U.S. economy: entrepreneurship. Using real-life examples, they point out that many of the unique characteristics of individuals on the autism spectrum lend themselves well to entrepreneurial ventures.The book also explores many often unnoticed aspects of Vocational

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In this updated and expanded edition, the authors take an in-depth look at a growing area of the U.S. economy: entrepreneurship. Using real-life examples, they point out that many of the unique characteristics of individuals on the autism spectrum lend themselves well to entrepreneurial ventures.The book also explores many often unnoticed aspects of Vocational Rehabilitation programs that provide job training and placement for people with disabilities as well as Social Security Administration programs that offer vocational assistance. Finally, employment figures and prospects have been updated and new jobs have been added that are particularly well suited for those on the spectrum, resulting in the most current look at the employment prospects for individuals with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937473013
Publisher:
AAPC Publishing
Publication date:
10/17/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
584,330
File size:
1 MB

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