They have the special skills and traits that typically-abled individuals lack
"Difference not deficit"
The outdated, irrelevant deficit model has been replaced by the value model which recognises autistic talent
Enlightened companies see neurodiversity as a new and underused creative and business lever
There is a value argument, a talent argument and, yes, a market and commercial argument for employing autistic individuals
They bring more perspectives to the workforce, injecting refreshing diversity of thinking and approach
Tap into a pool of amazing talent, help reduce their isolation when unemployed plus they have regularly proven to radically improve key processes of organisations with total "left field solutions"
Once you have an autistic employee, they are known to stay with companies for years, decades even, given the right support - they are very loyal, reliable employees
Build a culture of inclusion and one that is more desirable to work in
Create a better brand
Add value to the bottom line, have better business outcomes and drive sustainable results
You've heard of the "sales funnel" - well now we can tell you about the "autism funnel" - certain types of brains in certain types of roles in certain types of environments can can lead to huge results! They key is to recognise autistic talent, find the roles that fit and create a supportive environment