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Asperger Syndrome and employment : a personal guide to succeeding at work

By: Dubin, Nick.
Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley 2007Edition: 1st.Description: 1x DVD ; 43 min.ISBN: 1843108496.Subject(s): ASPERGER SYNDROME | EMPLOYABILITY | EMPLOYMENTSummary: Shows how success in the workplace is possible for people with Asperger Syndrome (AS), with perseverance and with the right supports and strategies in place. Discusses Nick Dubin's own experiences at work and highlights challenges common among employees with AS. Includes interviews with Nick's former employers who assess his strengths and weaknesses, as well as commentary from Gail Hawkins (author of the book How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome) who relates Nick's experiences to those she sees in her work with people with AS. Advises how to succeed in the workplace and offers practical advice on finding employment in line with your interests, making use of job coaches, developing self-esteem, using your strengths and being honest to yourself and others about your weaknesses.
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Shows how success in the workplace is possible for people with Asperger Syndrome (AS), with perseverance and with the right supports and strategies in place. Discusses Nick Dubin's own experiences at work and highlights challenges common among employees with AS. Includes interviews with Nick's former employers who assess his strengths and weaknesses, as well as commentary from Gail Hawkins (author of the book How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome) who relates Nick's experiences to those she sees in her work with people with AS. Advises how to succeed in the workplace and offers practical advice on finding employment in line with your interests, making use of job coaches, developing self-esteem, using your strengths and being honest to yourself and others about your weaknesses.

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