Information for employers about autism

This area is for employers to find information about autism. We are developing more content to be available for you in time.

Employment Guides

Over the last few years, the Autism Centre for Research Employment (ACRE) team, led by Dr Beatriz López, has been conducting research on employment issues in autism. This work has resulted in the creation of a suite of online resources to support people on the Autism Spectrum and their employers. For further information please visit: A brief guide to successful employment (link opens in a new window)

An Employers Guide to Supported Employment (NDTi website, opens in a new window)

Neurodiversity at work (CIPD website, opens in a new window)

Profiling Assessment Services

The Autism Centre for Research on Employment (ACRE) has developed a suit of Profiling Assessment© services and with funding from the University of Portsmouth, these services are now provided free of charge. 

For more information or to refer please visit: Autism employment toolkit profiling assessment services


Worcestershire County Council and Fortis Living hosted "Autism Employment" event in March 2019. The PowerPoint presentations from the event are available for download, please see the links below:

Autism Employment Event March 2019

Neurodiversity and Autism in the workplace by Charlie Hart, Group HR

Reasons to be Disability Confident by Sally Baume and Francis Beirne, Disability Confident 

Recruitment - Widening the Talent Pool by Jen Lobley, Acas