Preparing for Employer Meetings at the Upcoming Stanford Neurodiversity Summit

                            [Be sure to check out the news at the bottom…]

Slides from Lawrence Fung’s February 8 Job Club presentation.

On Saturday, March 14, the Stanford Neurodiversity Project will be holding a Job Fair with Bay Area employers who are specifically interested in hiring adults with autism.  At AASCEND‘s February 8 Job Club Dr. Lawrence Fung, the Project director, will provide an overview of the Job Fair, and work with Job Club attendees to prepare their presentations to employers. Employed autistic people will discuss their current jobs and how they envision their jobs and careers in the future. The Stanford Conference and Job Fair are FREE and, space allowing, open to all with relevant interest. Please see details and a link to the registration below. Don’t miss this remarkable opportunity!

Conference Information and Eventbrite Registration

For the Feb 8 Job Club:
Who: Adults on the autism spectrum, families, mentors and professionals all welcome. For more information, please contact:
When: Sat Feb 8, 10am – noon
Where: The Arc of SF 1500 Howard St. @ 11th St. SF, CA 94103 map

Parking is usually available in the garage at 255 12th Street, with a reasonable flat rate for Saturdays. There is also metered street parking for $2.25/hr.

News at the bottom:

AASCEND received a request for participants in a research study about Societal Attitudes About Disability. It looks legit, pays a bit, and you might want to participate.

And for your interest:
Here’s a San Francisco Meetup group to Enhance Your Social Intelligence
and a Scientific American article on A Solution for Loneliness