Autism and Mental Health at Work
This training aims to help you recognise and understand the signs and behaviours associated with autism and anxiety at work. Anxiety is a naturally occurring emotion for everyone. This training suggests support strategies to implement to avoid escalation of anxiety and/or other mental health conditions.
You can find additional resources to do with building employment skills and knowledge here:
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Poquérusse, J., Pastore, L., Dellantonio, S., & Esposito, G. (2018). Alexithymia and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Complex Relationship. Frontiers in psychology, 9, 1196.