Beatriz López is a Reader in Developmental Psychology at the University of Portsmouth, who specialises in the double empathy problem in autism, heterogeneity in autism and employment. During this podcast she chats to Louisa about an evaluation of a set of employment profiling tools to enhance employment opportunities for autistic people.
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The paper discussed in this podcast is:
López, B., Kargas, N., Udell, J., Rubín, T., Burgess, L., Dew, D., McDonald, I., O’Brien, A. & Templeton-Mepstead, K. (2021). Evaluation of the ACE employment programme: Helping employers to make tailored adjustments for their autistic employees. Advances in Autism, 7(1), 3-15.