Evaluation of a cost-effective set of employment-specific assessment tools to identify individual employability and cognitive profiles of adults with autism

Beatriz Lopez

University of Portsmouth

Dr Beatriz Lopez is Reader in Psychology at the University of Portsmouth and the founder of the Autism Centre for Research on Employment (ACRE). 

Abstract

Background: The aim of this project was to evaluate an innovate cost-effective set of employment-specific assessment tools to identify individual profiles of employees with ASD. These tools were developed to facilitate the... [ view full abstract ]

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This study was scientifically and ethically reviewed, and given favourable ethical opinion by the Science Faculty Ethics Committee of the University of Portsmouth. The project was conducted under the ethical guidelines of the... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Beatriz Lopez (University of Portsmouth), niko kargas (University of Lincoln), Julie Udell (University of Portsmouth), Tomas Rubin (University of Portsmouth)

Topic Area

Topics: Practice

Session

S21 » Symposia: Employment (11:40 - Sunday, 18th September, Sidlaw Auditorium)

Presentation Files

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