How to be a great autistic individual employer guide

how to be a great autistic individual employer guide

This guide is for autistic individual employers who are employing a personal assistant(s) for themselves or on behalf of an individual with autism.

It explains what people with autism and their families think is important to consider when employing a personal assistant (PA).

This guide is divided up into the following sections:

  1. I have autism and I am thinking of employing a PA
  2. I want to become a great autistic individual employer
  3. What sorts of things can a PA do for me?
  4. What sort of person should I employ as my personal assistant?
  5. How do I find the right person to be my personal assistant?
  6. I have used the ’employing personal assistants’ toolkit and employed a PA – what next?
  7. What if I have a problem with my PA once they are working for me?
  8. How was this guide developed?
  9. Useful links and references
  10. Acknowledgements

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