Kind of important to gain income and keeping a house. But why else are jobs important? Especially when it comes to autism?
Can someone with autism successfully get a job?
The answer is yes! I have autism, and I have had many jobs from being a maintenance worker at the bookstore to making boxes for the fudge at the candy store to being a keynote speaker are some examples. Believe me when I say that before I start taking on these tasks in new jobs, it can be very scary at times. Thinking that I wouldn't have the social skills or having a simple conversation with the employer, but with daily training beforehand, I have managed to achieve what seemed very hard. One of the biggest secrets in succeeding in that are is wanting the opportunity to work wherever; I believe that when you want the job, you will soon be able to get it.
I know a kid a few years younger than me, and this kid walks slowly, can hardly ever speak and mostly make moaning sounds, drools on some occasions, has that...