Autism & Career Development

Thursday, August 13, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm

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Our webinar will explore how autism and career development impact one another. For many students, preparing for a career during the COVID pandemic is highly stressful. For students managing autism, the impact may be greater. Join us to:

• Identify how career development and autism intersect with one another;
• Learn strategies to move forward with career preparation during the pandemic;
• Hear from prominent employers how workplaces support employees balancing autism with professional development.

Panelists include:

  • Teresa Thomas, MITRE, Program Lead, Neurodiverse Talent Enablement and Neurodiversity in the Federal Workforce Pilot program
  • Andrew Eddy, Untapped – Realising the Neurodiversity Advantage
  • Student participants in the University's SIGNA program.

This workshop is sponsored by the University Career Center and the SIGNA program.

For additional information about this event:

Contact Nancy Forsythe at

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