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Tuesday, January 29 • 09:40 - 10:30
202: What's So Different About Autism Anyways?

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Invisible disabilities speak to bigger challenges in the workplace because many of the features inherent in diagnosis may appear to be an attitude or behaviour problem rather than a disability. As a result, people living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have the lowest employment rates among any disability groups in North America, even when controlling for impairment severity, household income and social demographics.

Learning Outcomes:
  • To clarify the workplace challenges that are specific to ASD
  • To provide strategies for effective disclosure for people with ASD
  • To provide tools for who work with individuals with ASD

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Sarah Taylor

Project Manager, Autism Calgary
Sarah Taylor began her career in autism treatment in 1996. Her many years of experience in assessment, consultation and advocacy helps provide a framework for curriculum development and ASD sensitivity training for employers.


Tuesday January 29, 2019 09:40 - 10:30
Room | Salle 202

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