VRA Webinar – Autism in the Workplace: Insight, Support & Strategies

DATE / TIME 31/10/2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


We are delighted to welcome David Perkins of AS Mentoring – Specialist Coaching & Mentoring who is presenting our October webinar, Autism in the Workplace: Insight, Support & Strategies on Oct 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM.  Attendance is free.

The webinar will cover:

  • The primary ways that autism affects individuals
  • Sensory issues
  • The primary ways that autism affects workplace behaviour and relationships
  • Common reasonable adjustments
  • Practical strategies
  • Examples and case studies

David set up AS Mentoring (ASM) in 2013 to provide specialist support to people on the autism spectrum, with a primary focus on enabling social inclusion through employment. ASM employs 18 staff and currently supports 80+ autistic adults across a range of programmes. ASM also works closely with employers including, in the private sector, Accenture, Deutsche Bank, and Goldman Sachs; and in the public sector the Environment Agency, the Home Office, and the NHS Strategy Group.

Before leaving to set up ASM, David spent seven years running the National Autistic Society’s specialist employment service, Prospects. He has spent most of his working life in the voluntary sector, and prior to his work at the NAS ran a group of nine specialist adventure playgrounds and respite centres in London for some 1200 disabled children, around 30% of whom were autistic.

Please register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.