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Companies Find Hiring Those on the Spectrum has Vast Benefits

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June 15, 2016- "Companies Find Hiring Those on the Spectrum has Vast Benefits"- With the help of a company called Autism Workforce, a suit manufacturing company known as Hart Schaffner Marx has retooled everything from its employment applications to the signage on the factory floor to fit how people with autism live and think, rather than expecting them to adapt to the “neurotypical” world. These accommodations include everything from color-coded works forms to an exercise room where employees with autism do a 30-minute workout before starting their shifts. After an in-depth look at the clothing company, this article highlights a number of other companies that have successfully integrated individuals with autism into their workforce.