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This resource contains a collection of toolkits to help more autistic young people access sustainable and meaningful employment opportunities.
The resources will help employers to develop their awareness and understanding of autism. They will support the hiring and retaining of talented autistic young people.
These resources are also relevant for autistic young people, their parents/carers, teachers, and other relevant professionals to support a young person to make informed choices about their future employment opportunities.
Created by the London team this resource supports thinking around virtual experiences of the workplace for schools and businesses
We have created a roadmap in partnership with Cornerstone Employers from across our network that will act as a navigator on your journey as an advocate for employers and young people.
The roadmap will provide all the resources, guidance, and links you need including:
- Examples of good practice from individuals and groups
- Guidance around working collaboratively to create a greater impact
- Links to networking opportunities
- A step-by-step approach for employers at every stage of their Cornerstone journey
- Checklists to build and maintain momentum
Over the past 18 months, DMA Talent’s Neurodiversity Initiative has worked alongside experts, brands and leading industry figures, some with neurodevelopmental conditions themselves, to define best practice and develop a forum where businesses can discuss neurodiversity.
To help employers understand dyslexia, how to treat employees as individuals, and how to make reasonable adjustments for them so they can thrive in the workplace, we’ve collaborated alongside the DM Trust and specialists to create a detailed guide
Developed in partnership with Careermap, this microsite contains all the information employers need to offer experiences of the workplace to young people
A practical guide to help employers provide workplace experiences, including supported internships and supported apprenticeships, for young people with SEND.
Developed by the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership the purpose of this guide is to help your school or college to build long-lasting relationships with local businesses to enhance the interventions your students receive throughout their time at your establishment.
Developed by Bam Nuttal this is an employer prject which features in the My Skills My Future programme and is around renewable energy. Targeted at Career SEND Group 2 this activity is suitable for those typically likely to take GCSE or Level 2 equivalent qualifications
Our overview and check list help Career Leaders ensure each encounter or experience is meaningful for all participants.
This is the first resource in our Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) collection.
It will take you through what the SEND education and Careers Landscape look like and give you an understanding around the world of SEND
This is the second resource in our Supporting Employers: Working with Young People with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) collection.
This resource talks about the business benefits of working with young people with SEND and looks at the barriers and misconceptions that can be in place and how these can be overcome.