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Individuals Seeking Employment

AuSM partners with local business diversity committees, human resource departments, hiring managers, and leadership to educate employers on how to attract and retain individuals on the spectrum. Through this partnership, AuSM also gains knowledge that we convert to tools to help you identify jobs that fit your gifts and talents in order to support your goal of becoming successfully employed.


"I always dreamed of programming computers, actually making them. When I graduate, I will be definitely ready to get a job. I can also think outside the box a lot easier, because I've had to my whole life."

Jeffrey Mahacek, Dakota County Technical College Honors Student


 AuSM offers you:

  • Therapies tailored for an adult with autism struggling to be successful in a workplace environment
  • Annual state conference that includes speakers specific to employment
  • Mentoring capabilities

Employment Book for Individuals Seeking Employment

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"Unlocked Potential: An Employment Guide for People with Autism" is geared toward individuals seeking employment. This book is available at the AuSM office or can be downloaded by clicking here.


Employment Resources

JAN (Job Accommodation Network): Accommodation and Compliance: Autism Spectrum

Meet the Future Face of Employment: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Technology Fields