Ignites: Shops Cite Advantages in Supporting Autistic Employees

May 1, 2019

Research indicates that neurological differences such as autism can be individual strengths when companies accommodate employees’ needs and help them tap into their abilities. We are proud to join organizations across the nation in the stride to support neurodiversity in the workplace.

“We’re just finding different ways to develop and employ our human capital. That’s the best strategy any organization can have.”

Krista Deguffroy, Director of Inclusion and Compliance for our Workforce Development team, sat down with Ignites to discuss our involvement in the Autism at Work program through our summer internship program.   

Our program is dedicated to familiarizing interns with our culture and “employment readiness tasks” prior to their internship through several on campus “discovery weeks.”

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