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Principles for Successful Employment Integration of People with HF-ASD

  • Arie SyvanEmail author
  • Shiri Pearlman-Avnion
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Part of the Autism and Child Psychopathology Series book series (ACPS)

Abstract

This chapter discusses integration into the world of employment among people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In particular, it considers those who received diagnoses of High-Functioning ASD (HF-ASD) or Asperger’s syndrome. This sub-population is characterized by normal intelligence with no significant cognitive delay (Noterdaeme, Wriedt, & Höhne, 2010). The chapter reviews the literature and research on HF-ASD as it relates to employment; presents several case studies of programs that assist people with HF-ASD achieve and maintain employment; delineates principles of support for successful employment; and gives recommendations towards enacting these principles in the field.

Keywords

HF-ASD—adult Employment Job placement Supported employment External-and-internal-barriers to employment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EFFIE: The Israel Asperger and HFASD OrganizationJerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Tel Hai CollegeUpper GalileeIsrael

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