HOW AUTISTIC NICK PREPARED FOR HIS FIRST DAY AT WORK  

HOW AUTISTIC NICK PREPARED FOR HIS FIRST DAY AT WORK   Recently I was offered a year’s contract and so finally I have stepped back into the work force and it was fucking scary. Having not been employed for 10+years to be given an opportunity to demonstrate and at the same time have a mentor… Continue reading HOW AUTISTIC NICK PREPARED FOR HIS FIRST DAY AT WORK  

AUTISTIC NICK IS INVITED ONTO A PODCAST

AUTISTIC NICK IS INVITED ONTO A PODCAST So, this week something very exciting happened to me. I got an email from some Occupational Therapy students at the University of Queensland. It should be noted that this is a university project, & they are not speaking on behalf of the university. This is there email THE… Continue reading AUTISTIC NICK IS INVITED ONTO A PODCAST

Autistic Nick, Excel Spreadsheets and the ABC

Autistic Nick, Excel Spreadsheets and the ABC This week I have been hunched over an Excel spreadsheet with a calculator in one hand and an open tab goggling how best to forget to pay my employee’s their wages. I mean it’s left me in such a conundrum. On the one hand there are PDF tables… Continue reading Autistic Nick, Excel Spreadsheets and the ABC

When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian Businesses are still clueless and I’m exhausted having to explain the benefits

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When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian businesses are still clueless and I'm exhausted having to explain the benefits In Australia as of 2017 according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics the unemployment rate for people with Autism was 31.6%. Let that sink in. 31.6% of businesses are missing out on employing someone with… Continue reading When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian Businesses are still clueless and I’m exhausted having to explain the benefits