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What does a young person with autism want from life? Exactly the same as someone without autism. The chance to develop skills, earn money, become independent (and to have some fun along the way). In this section you'll get the lowdown on how to create the perfect CV, what to expect at an interview and hear from employers about how to impress them.
For several hundred thousand teenagers every year throughout the UK, the transition from secondary school to university is fairly straightforward. But for a number of people on the spectrum like me, the process can be anything but - by Ryan Hendry
Chair of Ambitious about Autism Youth Council, Jonathan Andrews has recently been appointed as a future trainee at Reed Smith, a law firm in London. Here he talks about having autism and looking for a career in law and tips for other young people looking to do the same.
Finding it tough to figure out what career you want? Need some help? Ambitious about Autism looks at where young people with autism can go to get careers advice.
If there is one uncomfortable subject that families and close relatives contemplate with reference to a child with autism, it is: what happens when an adult has autism?
On Wednesday 2nd March, our myVoice volunteers hosted an online chat on employability.