Number of UK Military Personnel with Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome

Did you know that (as of 01 October 2017) 231 serving UK regular armed forces personnel and 32 reservists had at least one Read code for autism or Asperger’s syndrome entered onto their electronic primary health care record (DMICP). Read Code: These are a set of clinical codes designed for primary care to record the… Read More

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Hiring is Changing

Microsoft has become the latest employer to specifically target autistic recruits. The software giant is working with a specialist hirer in the US to bring a greater number of autistic employees into the organisation; something it believes is a win-win situation. “People with autism brings strengths that we need at Microsoft,” says May Ellen Smith,… Read More