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​Autism Job Seekers Database

​Autism Nova Scotia, in collaboration with Ready, Willing, and Able has launched its Autism Job Seekers Database to help connect you to paid employment opportunities developed by Ready, Willing, and Able.  READ MORE

Autism Works Launch Pad

Autism Works Launch Pad is a comprehensive program designed to teach participants the skills they need to enter the workplace and provide them with the real-life work experience they need for meaningful employment.   READ MORE
 

Ready, Willing & Able

Educating Employers on the Business Case for Inclusive Employment

Autism Nova Scotia is pleased to have staff devoted to educating employers on the business benefits of employing people with Autism, and to helping businesses connect to and develop the labour supply pipelines that diversify their workforces while building stronger, more resilient and more profitable businesses. As a partner in the national reaching Ready, Willing and Able program, our staff have connected employers in a variety of industries and sectors to a diverse labour pool, and have facilitated dozens of hires. Our RWA team is available for general education sessions to groups and for firm level meetings to outline the steps an employer can take to becoming a more profitable business through inclusive hiring.  READ MORE

Contact our Regional Autism Coordinator, David Paterson to inquire and learn more or visit readywillingable.ca
 

Worktopia

  • CommunityWorks Canada
  • EmploymentWorks Canada
  • TRAACE

CommunityWorks Canada
 ​is an after-school pre-employment program for teens and young adults with ASD who are attending high school READ MORE

EmploymentWorks Canada ​is an employment program for adults with ASD who are out of high school, up to age 29. READ MORE



TRAACE -
Transition Readiness And Autism Community Employment - curriculum, is a school-based program that offers skill building modules and a peer supported co-op experience to youth with ASD who are currently attending high school. READ MORE

For more information and interested participants, please contact Jamie-Lynn Hill, Clinical Supervisor at jhill@autismns.ca or 902.446.4995.