Important information for employers of Autistic persons (GMAC)

Don’t rely on the individual to tell you,

be proactive and identify things that could be an issue!

“If the person is having difficulties in the role, consider the impact that the environment may be having on them.”

This advice about autism for employers is taken from the GMAC:

Reasonable Adjustment Guidelines

Please find the full information on reasonable adjustments here.(PDF – opens in new window)

This information has been created by Greater Autism Manchester Consortium. It aims to provide information on what reasonable adjustments are the legislation that underpins the process and generic examples of reasonable adjustments that companies / services can adopt.  There is an excellent page of resources called Resources for Professionals including good practice case studies, free e-learning resources and Transforming Care here

Professionals and organisations anywhere in the UK may enlist the services of two autistic professionals for ‘Professional Excellence in Autism’ workplace training.


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