I work with many adults who struggle with the sensory and social demands of the workplace. This New York Times article provides a very interesting window into a business where the majority of workers have autism. While I am not aware of any such company in the Tampa Bay area, it is my experience that most employers recognize and value the diverse set of skills individuals with ASD bring to the workplace. With some education businesses will eagerly provide accommodations (on-site mentors, sensory modifications, and visual supports, to name just a few) to meet the unique needs of their employees with ASD.

Read: Open Office – What happens when people who have trouble fitting into a traditional workplace get one designed just for them?