Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers is seeking consultants for a training project related to autism and employment. Candidates should be Kentucky residents 18 years of age or older, autistic/on the autism spectrum, and have experience with working OR seeking employment. In order to help potential employers understand the needs and challenges of autistic workers, we are looking for diversity along the lines of gender, age, race, ethnicity, orientation, and presence or absence of other disabilities.
If you are autistic and interested in working with us, please fill out the application at the link below. Ten consultants will be chosen based on applications received. You will be paid for your time ($50 for an interview lasting from 45-90 minutes, plus travel if you are coming from outside Lexington.) Applications will be taken through the end of January, 2017.
Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers is a project of the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Kentucky Office of Autism, and the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute. Read more about ISAW at http://isaw.hdiuk.org/