Top 5 autism tips: employment - disclosing your diagnosis

In this filmed interview, Catherine Leggett, Employment Training Consultant with the National Autistic Society, gives her top 5 autism tips for autistic people on disclosing their diagnosis to employers. Catherine offers advice on what information to provide employers and how and where to get further support.

Author: Catherine Leggett, Employment Training Consultant, the National Autistic Society

Top 5 tips

Employment - disclosing an autism diagnosis to employers

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These top tips are meant only as a very general guide to what to think about. You can find further information on this subject below. 

Further reading

The National Autistic Society: Employment (for autistic people)
The National Autistic Society: Employers

Download your free employment work handbook where you'll find lots of useful information including information on disclosure.

Date added: 16 November 2016


Fri, 25/11/2016 - 13:45

Where to you find the disclosure templates? Nothing on the NAS or Network Autism websites and your helpline don't know either.

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 15:27

Hi Richard, I have been in touch with the employment training team and they apologise for it not being on the website at this point, they are working on it being on the NAS website ASAP - in the meantime if you email them on they will send you a copy. 

Hope this helps.