Only 15% of people with autism are in full time employment, despite the fact that 79% of people with autism on out of work benefits want to work. For many, all they need is a combination of the right support and the opportunity to make ambitions a reality.

Factsheets for employers:

Autism

Recruitment

Managing autistic employees

We can help you with the recruitment, training and retention of staff with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Our employment consultants offer advice, support and training to managers and their teams.

We provide access to a largely untapped pool of skilled employees, and make it easier for you to retain good employees by providing in-house support and training to line managers and colleagues.

Our services for employers

More information

For more information about any of our services for employers, training.enquiries@nas.org.uk or 0141 485 7117.

Read a guide for employers co-written by The National Autistic Society Northern Ireland.