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What employment supports are available for Autistic people?

If you are interested in seeking employment, the organisations below may be able to offer assistance.

EmployAbility is a nationwide employment support service for people who have a disability, health condition, injury or illness. They have worked with both job seekers and employers in facilitating employment. To see if they might be able assist you, please find further information and details of your local office on the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection website here.

Specialisterne Ireland is a specialist consultancy that recruits and supports talented Autistic people in gaining employment. For jobseekers who experience communication challenges which may be related to Autism, Specilaisterne may assess skills, and advise on job roles that best suit communication profiles and skill sets. They may also assist with searching for jobs, supporting with the interview process, and coaching at mock interviews. For further information, please see their website here.