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Could You Stand the Rejection?

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I have just spotted this short video from the National Autistic Society, which shows what the job interview process can be like from the perspective of someone with Autism.

This NAS Report goes with the video. Lots of useful info in here for Careers professionals…

Have a nice Easter everyone!

Alison Skellern, AGCAS Disability Task Group, De Montfort University

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You probably noticed that last week was World Autism Awareness week – there were hundreds of awareness raising events going on across the UK and a lot of the UK press published associated articles. The overriding message during this week from the National Autistic Society (NAS) is that better understanding will mean autistic people are better able to lead the lives they choose. To promote the event NAS also produced this video to raise awareness of how some autistic people can be overwhelmed by too much information.

It’s interesting to see however how ‘raising awareness’ can take different approaches depending on the charity/ pressure group involved and even the country it takes place in.

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“Why be ‘normal”? – Rosie King

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