Autism as a job requirement
September 22, 2011 11:43 AM Subscribe
posted by Chrysostom (33 comments total)
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It's long been thought
that there is a high incidence of autism (and autism-related disorders like Asperger's) in IT fields. Now one company is looking
to turn that into sales.
is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide a path for high functioning individuals on the Autism Spectrum to realize their potential through gainful employment.
To this end we harness these individuals' unique abilities – attention to detail, precision, an affinity for repetitive tasks, outstanding technology skills – to provide competitively-priced software testing services. We achieve this by providing our testers a combination of intensive training, structure, and support to mitigate potential workplace challenges."