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More quality jobs and apprenticeships needed for adults with autism, say experts

A “woeful inadequacy” of apprenticeships, internships and jobs for adults with autism is holding back their prospects and blighting society, according to experts at the Priory Group. Following last week’s World Autism Awareness Day (April 2), Allison Hope-West, autism director at the Priory Group, urged companies to come forward, saying many adults with autism could fulfil satisfying roles in the workplace but are never given the opportunity to make their ambitions a reality. Receive £10 off your order when you spend over £50 on our leading autism titles before 30 April 2015 with discount code TM50 – browse all autism


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