autistic female employee in office

The training and support that the NAS has provided for the employee, work colleagues and management staff has been invaluable.

Senior Manager, Kingston University

Would you like to encourage diversity in your workforce?

Autistic people can make effective and highly valued employees but traditional recruitment and work practices often prevent many talented, motivated people from accessing and being successful in employment.

We can help you with the recruitment, training and retention of staff with autism. Our employment consultants offer advice, support and training to managers, HR professionals and colleagues to ensure they are confident supporting autistic people effectively in the workplace.

We have a proven track record of working successfully with a wide variety of public and private sector employers, including Goldman Sachs, the British Library, Ernst & Young, IBM, Tate and the NHS.

Our training and consultancy offer includes:

Specialist training on how to recruit a person with autism, including reasonable adjustments during recruitment and induction.

This training course will give you a greater understanding of autism (including Asperger syndrome) and increase your confidence in your ability to manage your employee with autism effectively.

This training course will give you a greater understanding of autism and increase your confidence in your ability to work effectively with autistic colleagues.

Our two-day training course for autistic people currently in employment who want to increase their understanding of the potential complexities of the workplace and strategies that may help.

Our new two-day training course is for autistic women in work who want to increase their understanding of the potential complexities of the workplace.

Workplace assessments are an excellent first step when you have recruited a new employee with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or you have an existing employee who you think would benefit from further support.

  • Finding work handbook

This invaluable book resource can be used to support autistic people into employment and build employability skills. For autistic job seekers that would like to purchase a downloadble copy of the finding work handbook for £20, please click here.

Our employment team can work with your organisation to develop bespoke packages to support you to work with autistic jobseekers, recruit and retain staff or build awareness of autism in your wider workplace. 

More information

To make an enquiry please call 0141 285 7117 and choose option 1 then option 1 again or email training.enquiries@nas.org.uk 

To book or to amend a booking please call 0141 285 7117 and choose option 2 then option 1 or email employment.bookings@nas.org.uk