Resources

BUILDING COMMUNITY CAPACITY & INFORMING POLICY

Neurodiversity in the Workplace - Employment Fact Sheet

Research demonstrates that the financial and social benefits of hiring autistic workers clearly offsets any costs that may be involved. This handy sheet of quick facts highlight the results of…

Employer Resource Quick Guide

This resource highlights key phases of the employment lifecycle. It shares strategies and adjustments that support both employee and employer success. The Success in the Workplace Employer Toolkit was authored…

Neurodiversity Employment Action Guide

The Worktopia Neurodiversity Employment Action Guide provides employers with links to a variety of resources, toolkits and service providers intended to support inclusive hiring. Click Here to Download the Neurodiversity…

Ecosystem Approach to Employment and Autism

Working age autistic individuals have the lowest employment rate in Canada at 26% in 2017. This is much lower than the general population and lower than other disability groups. This…

Employer Toolkit

Success in the Workplace: Strategies from Autistic Employees is a user-friendly toolkit to help employers and HR professionals meet the needs of autistic employees while still meeting the business needs…

Worktopia Parent Guide

Young people on the autism spectrum are capable of amazing things, including work and establishing a career. Developing potential career possibilities and finding first work experiences needs to begin early,…

Video - The Business Case for Disability Inclusion

Disability Business Inclusion takes centre stage for the first time at The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in 2019. Business is the most powerful force on the planet and…

Video - The Return on Disability Model: Delight Customers and Attract Talent

The global disability community represents 1.3 billion people. When you add friends and family to that number, it touches more than 50 per cent of global consumers. The size and…

Video - Practical Advice for Employers: Building an Inclusive Workplace

Sean McEwen has spent much of his career designing, training and overseeing services for people with disabilities and helping businesses build capacity in the area of disability employment inclusion. In…

Video - Employer: Sharing Learnings from Accessing Autistic Talent

"Talent is universal, opportunity is not." In this short video, Anne Donovan Bodnar, CAO and Chief HR Officer at Willis Towers Watson, encourages businesses to broaden their definition of talent…