Employment for adults with autism is a huge concern for parents of these special needs individuals. Many adults with autism are capable of having full time jobs but lack the skills needed to assimilate within the workforce.
FamilyAffaires.com Contributor Dr. Robert Naseef who is a world renown Psychologist who specializes in working with families who have special needs members, is a father of an adult with autism and is author for many publications on this topic shares his personal beliefs.
Through this 3 part interview by Roseann Vanella, FamilyAffaires.com Family Expert & Community Advocate we will learn of the program Dr. Naseef is working on with The ARC of Philadelphia along with a major technology corporation on how he is working to train these adults with autism for job training.
Dr. Naseef explains that when interviewed, the parents of adults with autism feel desperate to make sure that their children will be well taken care of through the future and giving these adults the opportunity to enter the workforce will not only put these parents at ease but it will also create a much more collaborative environment in many workplaces and provide jobs that would other not exist for adults with autism.