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Doctor in the House: Can Autistic People Find Employment?

Dr George Lee, Consultant Urologist | Ng Kean How, Managing Director, BabyWise | Wendy Ho, Job Coach Network

29-Apr-22 16:00

Doctor in the House: Can Autistic People Find Employment?

Do the words ‘work’ and ‘autism’ go together? The rates of employment among autistic individuals seem to suggest otherwise. Despite the communication and behavioural challenges faced by people with autism, many are able, and willing, to work. But what kind of employment is available for them, and how do they adapt to workplaces, or vice versa? Ng Kean How, Managing Director of BabyWise, talks about how his company supports neurodiversity, while job coach Wendy Ho reveals the kind of training and adaptation that autistic employees would benefit from.

Listen to Part 1 of our coverage for Autism Awareness Month 2022: Life As An Autistic Adult

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek

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Categories:  healthy livinghealth policy

Tags:  the bigger picturehealth and livingautism spectrum disorderautisticneurodiversityemploymentjob coachspecial needs

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