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The growing acceptance of autism in the workplace - CBS Sunday Morning Video

February 11, 2018View for printing

We like to think that good work is always rewarded. But what if some people who could do good work can't their foot in the door in the first place? That's where recent hiring initiatives that look beyond unfair stereotypes come in, as Lee Cowan reports in our Cover Story.

Instead of the traditional job interview focusing so heavily on social skills, the company has replaced it with a vetting process that lasts for weeks, and team building exercises like one called the Marshmallow Challenge.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-grow ... -workplace/

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We had a great day at the park with our autistic son, until someone called the police

By May Cobb

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/p ... fdf428356ed

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MIT Researcher's New Warning: At Today's Rate, Half Of All U.S. Children Will Be Autistic By 2025 http://www.matr.net/article-63774.html

This coding startup trains autistic people to take on the tech industry http://www.matr.net/article-76591.html

Autistic People Can Solve Our Cybersecurity Crisis http://www.matr.net/article-74381.html

"Harmony" The powerful story of one family's struggle to save an autistic child - Disability Rights Montana http://www.matr.net/article-72671.html

Why autistic workers make better employees http://www.matr.net/article-69479.html

How SAP is hiring autistic adults for tech jobs http://www.matr.net/article-69125.html

Great TED Video - Autistic Boy With Higher IQ Than Einstein Discovers His Gift After Removal From State-Run Therapy http://www.matr.net/article-67610.html

How Autistic People Helped Shape the Modern World http://www.matr.net/article-67474.html

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Disability Rights Montana envisions a society where people with disabilities have equality of opportunity and are able to participate fully in community life by exercising choice and self-determination.

The Mission of Disability Rights Montana is to protect and advocate for the human, legal, and civil rights of Montanans with disabilities while advancing dignity, equality, and self-determination.

http://www.disabilityrightsmt.org/


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