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How to conduct job interviews with candidates who have autism

Katherine Breward, University of Winnipeg The unemployment and underemployment of capable workers with autism is a well-documented phenomenon, as a British study showed. Employers are gradually...

How accommodating workers with autism benefits employers — and all of...

Katherine Breward, University of Winnipeg Companies seek a competitive edge by hiring talented people, yet many capable workers are overlooked because they have autism. People with...

How ‘America’s Got Talent’ contestant Kodi Lee shattered stereotypes about disability

Stan Link, Vanderbilt University If you haven’t seen Kodi Lee’s May 28 performance on “America’s Got Talent,” it’s worth a watch. The 22-year-old Lee is blind...

With a limited on-screen presence, autistic characters have emerged in another...

Jonathan Alexander, University of California, Irvine and Rebecca Black, University of California, Irvine In one Harry Potter fan fiction story, Hermione Granger anxiously awaits the...

Expecting autistic people to ‘fit in’ is cruel and unproductive; value...

Peter Sun San Wong, Southern Cross University Just 16% of adults with autism are in full-time paid employment, and this situation is not improving. The...

How parents can help autistic children make sense of their world

Allyssa McCabe, University of Massachusetts Lowell Glenn, a high-functioning seventeen-year-old with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), comes home from school and tells his mother...

Autistic people are more creative than you might think

Anna Remington, UCL Institute of Education Autism is commonly, if mistakenly, associated more with logical thinking than creative expression. But new research suggests we might...

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Experts’ roundtable: The future of journalism in Trump’s America

Gerry Lanosga, Indiana University, Bloomington ; Damian Radcliffe, University of Oregon; Frank Waddell, University of Florida; Glenn Scott, Elon University, and Jennifer Glover Konfrst,...