Employment Resources

Programs

Autism Job Club

Autism Job Club meets twice per month for peer-to-peer support of its members and member parents, providing professional guidance towards finding employment.

Futures Found

Futures Found provides services to guide and serve adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder looking for the next step in their education or career.

JVS Aspergers & ASD Programs

JVS offers Aspergers and ASD employment programs to those eligible in the Greater Toronto Area. Please visit their website and contact them directly for more information

Lime Connect 

Lime Connect is leading the way as the premier resource for top talent in the disability space by attracting, preparing and connecting highly accomplished individuals with disabilities for careers with the world’s leading corporations. Our goal is to break stereotypes and lead all companies to realize the importance, and value, of employing people with disabilities at every level of education, talent and ability. 

Ontario Disability Support Program: Employment Supports, ODSP Employment Supports can help individuals with a disability prepare for employment and find a job, or start their own business.

Specialisterne Canada works with employers to employ people that are on the autism spectrum, or with similar barriers to employment. Through proven recruitment, training, education, and management models, Specialisterne works with employers across Ontario to create neurodiverse workforces and a more inclusive labor market. Visit their website to learn more about their processes and current employment opportunities.

South Asian Autism Awareness Centre(SAAAC)

SAAAC was created with the intention of inspiring families in need of access to autism services, with a special focus on culturally and linguistically diverse families who often do not benefit from resource awareness or engagement .

Ready, Set Work! Aims to support adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related developmental disabilities towards the pathway to meaningful employment. 

To register please contact Bharathy Vivekanantham via email - bharathy@saaac.org or by phone at 416 289 0100.

Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP)

The Workplace Essential Skills Partnership, funded by Employment Ontario, is a dynamic employment program designed specifically to provide job seekers with disabilities with a professional view of the world of work. The WESP program gives participants the necessary tools to be competitive in today's job market and the confidence to become employed.

Youth Employment Fund

The Youth Employment Fund provides support to eligible youth aged 15 - 29 through Employment Ontario's Employment Service. They provide assessment and may provide employers with wage and training incentives.

Print Materials

Career Development for Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, NLD & Other Social Communication Challenges

Asperger's on the Job: Must-have Advice for People with Asperger's or High Functioning Autism, and their Employers, Educators, and Advocates, book by Rudy Simone

Asperger's Workplace Survival Guide: A Neurotypical's Secrets for Success, book by Barbara Bissonette














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