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Webinar – Choosing the Right Job or Career: Tips for Individuals and Parents
October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, $40.00
Are you overwhelmed or nervous about choosing a job or career? Have you tried an occupation that didn’t work out? Are you wondering whether a special interest could become paid employment?
This webinar is for individuals on the spectrum and their parents. It focuses on how to choose work that will be manageable, and that will emphasize areas of strength. You will learn:
– Why decisions should not be based on interests alone
– Techniques for learning what a job is really like
– Why the work environment is crucial to success
– How to determine which occupations to avoid
Also covered are useful assessments and recommended resources. The presenter (Barbara Bissonnette) draws on more than a decade of experience coaching individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles. There will be time for questions.