Live, Virtual Seminar, November 21, 2019

Finding Employment that Works for

Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome/Autism

This is good. I can relate that I was in the wrong job all my life but I did manage to survive under one boss for 12 years because I showed up, was loyal, and could do what he did not want to do. – Greg

Finding the right job or career often poses a significant challenge for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome (autism spectrum disorder) … and for professionals who assist them. Standard career planning protocols and occupational assessments are not designed to evaluate the unique profile of abilities and challenges of those on the autism spectrum.  read more

Interview Intensive

Interview Intensive

Customized, one-on-one guidance specifically for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome (and similar autism spectrum profiles) and Nonverbal Learning Disorder

The Interview Intensive offers personalized support for new graduates and experienced job seekers. You will learn the purpose of common interview questions, and how to communicate your abilities to employers. During the coaching sessions we will:

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Hugs Cafe

The mission of Hugs is to enhance the lives of adults with special needs through training and employment. Hugs Cafe has been in the making for more than 15 years and began as a simple passion for people. Our Founder and President, Ruth Thompson, found this passion in the early 2000’s while working with Adults with Special needs in Parker, Colorado at New Day In-Home and Respite Care. This served as the foundation for Hugs Cafe and would ultimately lead to its formation in 2013. Without her inspiration, her drive and her determination, we would not be here today. Find out more here.