How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome

How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome

by Gail Hawkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843101513

ISBN-13: 9781843101512

Pub. Date: 12/15/2003

Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers

For those who want to help somebody with Asperger Syndrome find and keep a satisfying job, this book is a vital tool. Gail Hawkins guides readers through the entire process of gaining employment, from building a supportive team, identifying and addressing workplace challenges, to securing an appropriate post. Including practical tips on topics such as finding

Overview

For those who want to help somebody with Asperger Syndrome find and keep a satisfying job, this book is a vital tool. Gail Hawkins guides readers through the entire process of gaining employment, from building a supportive team, identifying and addressing workplace challenges, to securing an appropriate post. Including practical tips on topics such as finding potential employers and creating a dazzling CV, as well as sensitive advice on assessing when somebody is ready for work, and how, when and where to disclose a disability to an employer, Hawkins' well-tested approach aims to provide all the information needed for a fast, realistic, and successful path to fulfilling employment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843101512
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
12/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures. Introduction. Part I: The Players. 1. What You Should Know about Finding Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome. 2. The Employer. 3. The Job Coach. 4. The Candidate (The Employee with Asperger Syndrome). 5. Family. 6. Professionals, Teachers and Support Workers. Part II: The Foundation.7. The Four-Pillar Teaching Technique. 8. The Employment Toolbox. 9. The Big Picture (Assessing Employment Skills for People with Asperger Syndrome). 10.The Strategy Guide. Part III: The Dream. 11. The Career Direction Formula. 12.The Interview. 13. The Job Search. 14. Keeping the Job. Recommended Reading. Resources. Index.

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