Autism and Employment: The Value of Neurodiversity in Hiring - Interview with Dr. Keivan Stassun #30
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This week we welcome Dr. Keivan Stassun to the podcast to discuss Autism and Employment and the value of neurodiversity in hiring. This is an important subject as many adults on the spectrum struggle to find fulfilling jobs or careers.
Dr. Stassun serves as Director of the Frist Center for Autism & Innovation where they work to understand, maximize, and promote neurodiverse talent. The Frist Center represents a collaboration of Vanderbilt engineers, scientists, disabilities researchers, and business scholars, together with major employers in Nashville and leading autism-related organizations nationally. The Frist Center's ultimate purpose is to advance workforce innovation through the employment of autistic adults.
Dr. Stassun also shares the parent perspective as the father of an autistic individual. Download the podcast today to learn more!