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ASAN advocates stronger enforcement of equal employment opportunity laws, advises employers on how to provide workplace accommodations, and promotes greater inclusion of Autistic workers in diversity hiring programs. Other category archives, along with past entries sorted by date and tag, can be accessed via the sitemap.

Communications Coordinator

This position has been filled. The ASAN Communications Coordinator is the staff person in charge of overseeing all of ASAN’s communications. The Communications Coordinator is responsible for helping ASAN communicate and interface with the public in an effective & consistent manner, as well as for the creation of resources...

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Publications Coordinator

The ASAN Publications Coordinator is in charge of the day-to-day and back-end operations of The Autistic Press (TAP), ASAN’s micropress. The Publications Coordinator serves as production editor for The Autistic Press and will usher completed manuscripts through the publication process, develop and oversee promotional strategies, coordinate all individuals involved...

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Thank you!

Thanks for your interest in volunteering to assist ASAN in our work. We depend on a strong network of grassroots volunteers to help advance and protect the interests of Autistic people and our families. We received your information. If you have further questions, please contact volunteers@autisticadvocacy.org. Please also consider becoming...

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Volunteer Positions

Volunteer positions   The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is looking for 3 volunteers to join our team! These positions at ASAN are a great way to learn more about nonprofits, community organizing, and the disability rights movement while contributing to ASAN’s work, developing skills, and creating meaningful resources to...

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Position: Leadership Programs Coordinator

Leadership Programs Coordinator   The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is looking for a full-time Leadership Programs Coordinator. The Leadership Programs Coordinator will play an integral role on ASAN’s community engagement team and will work closely with ASAN leadership to plan and coordinate ASAN’s leadership trainings, support the participants and...

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Freddie Mac Seeks Autistic Interns

Freddie Mac, a leading mortgage finance company, is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network to fill four paid internship opportunities. The ASAN-Freddie Mac Internship Program is an opportunity for recent graduates and current students on the autism spectrum to gain work experience and enter the workforce of a...

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Call for Resumes: Freddie Mac Seeks Autistic Intern

In partnership with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Freddie Mac, an industry leader in home mortgages, is seeking a paid intern for the third round of a program with ASAN to place qualified Autistic candidates in skilled positions within the company. Architecture & Data Services Freddie Mac is a...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Federal Disability Hiring Efforts

1. What is the federal government doing to hire more people with disabilities? On July 26th, 2010, the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, President Obama signed Executive Order 13548, instructing the federal government to work to increase the representation of people with disabilities within the federal...

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Career Options

by Meg Evans Young people entering the workforce often have to sort through a lot of career suggestions. Autistics and others with developmental disabilities may be advised to start a small business, on the assumption that it would be easier than finding a conventional job. Rather than commit to...

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Additional Internships Available with Freddie Mac

With our first round of internships underway, ASAN now seeks additional Autistic applicants to intern with Freddie Mac for the summer of 2012. We are very excited to see that our first interns are on their way with great support by their managers and human resources at Freddie Mac....

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