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Business Etiquette with Autism: Or, How to Be Professional Without Exhausting Yourself

See also: April is Autism Acceptance Month. Employers value “soft skills”: problem-solving, team-based collaboration, clear communications, time management, flexibility, self-control. Which is why the majority of U.S. adults with autism are unemployed: autistic brains have limited executive-function capacities, which regulate…
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The Autistic Entrepreneur: Earning a Living in the Adult World

Among worker qualities valued at all levels and across all industries, one consistent top ranker is interactive or soft skills—such as networking, person-to-person communication, and teamwork. Hiring managers look for outgoing and empathetic candidates; supervisors and coworkers like sharing their…