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Employing people with autism: A quick guide for employers in Northern Ireland

This guide has been produced by The National Autistic Society Northern Ireland (NAS), the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL), the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) and Employers for Disability NI (EFDNI).

The main aims of this document are:

  • raise awareness of autism among employers
  • help employers understand the adjustments that someone with autism may need in the workplace
  • inform employers about their duties to people with autism under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA)
  • provide information about the support programmes available to both employers and people with autism
  • signpost employers to further information and advice on autism.

You can read the guide here.

Author: The National Autistic Society Northern Ireland (NAS), the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL), the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) and Employers for Disability NI (EFDNI)

Date added: 30th May 2012