11 Businesses Owned and Run By People on the Autism Spectrum You Can Support

Getting a job can be difficult and arduous, but it’s often a rewarding process. Jobs allow us to develop both professionally and personally. By obtaining work experience, we can develop unique skills, such as interpersonal, organization or computer skills, gain independence, and become part of a greater community.

However, only 15 percent of autistic people are employed full-time and many who are employed are paid minimum wage and given little flexibility or opportunities to advance in their field. Autistic people are trying to change that.

Read more by Alison Chan at The Mighty