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Autism and employment: an interview with Dr Anna Remington and Arran Linton-Smith

Dr Anna Remington is a Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Science at the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) and Arran Linton-Smith is a Senior Consultant and Autistic Employment Advocate for the construction company Interserve. 

Anna and Arran kindly agreed to be interviewed for Network Autism when they attended the National Autistic Society Professional Conference in 2018.

In this video, Anna and Arran discuss their work, the outcomes of the internship programme for autistic graduates at Deutsche Bank, how employers can recognise the skills autistic employees can bring to their job and offer advice on disclosing a diagnosis to employers.  Arran also explains the concept of a roadmap to employment and his vision for it.

Full interview

 

Date added: 5 April 2018