Tips For Individuals With Autism On Finding Employment

There is hardly a person on the autism spectrum that has not had to contend with the fact that their job prospects are not as bright as those of the next person. While this paints a true scenario, the situation is not entirely hopeless. There are many autistic people who go on to be gainfully employed, some in more than one job. Others go on to successfully start and run business, some in more than one endeavour. You can only go as far as your mind is willing to reach, and this is true even for those on the autism spectrum. That said, here are a few tips that could help brighten those prospects a little and make the process of job hunting easier.

Employment for autistic individuals

  1. Find What You Are Passionate About and Maximise It

Many people today join the job market today without a clear cut plan...


How Tennis Can Help Your Child With Autism

Many are the sleepless nights that will be earned when thinking of the right physical activity for your child who struggles with autism. Most sports have a limitation built in that makes them not quite right for those on the autistic spectrum. Virtually all team sports fall into this category. However, many people are catching on to the fact that some individual sports are quite capable of giving their child all the mental, physical, and social development that they need. One of these sports is Tennis. Tennis can help your autistic child in a number of ways:


Case 1

Chris was a 2-year-old toddler, who had a normal life as an infant and seemed to have crossed his early milestones adequately. However, he would not respond to his name being called, and would sit hours together lining up his toys in order of size. He would get agitated if someone or something disrupts the order. Slight changes would be extremely stressful and lead to outbursts, of crying or head banging. A visit to the doctor opened up a whole new world of ASD to Rohan’s parents.

Case 2

14-year-old Max excelled the language classes and already had a blog where he wrote about topics that interested him...