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Empowering women in tech: Breaking barriers and advancing careers
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Diversity and inclusion in the tech industry have finally become more influential, with women applying fresh perspectives to this constantly evolving domain.
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More than a 1/3 of young workforce identifies as neurodivergent
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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38% of youth identify as neurodivergent, suggesting a need for a shift in current generic training approaches within the workplace.
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auticon highlight benefits of cognitive diversity on Disabilities Day
Thu, 3rd Dec 2020
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A timely reminder that many people on the autism spectrum are able to bring new ways of thinking and problem-solving to tech challenges.
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Autistic-majority IT services company celebrates Autistic Pride Day
Thu, 18th Jun 2020
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those in technology consultant and IT service professional roles reported higher confidence, autonomy, and wellbeing.
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Autistic IT consultants to provide value to Woolworths
Tue, 28th Apr 2020
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Woolworths & auticon launch pilot to employ autistic IT talent, boosting inclusion.
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Fear of breaking social norms in the workplace behind high job turnover
Wed, 8th Apr 2020
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Auticon urges firms to embrace neurodiversity, tackle bias, and value autism in the workplace for better output.
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LaTrobe Uni's autism detection app wins award
Tue, 3rd Sep 2019
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An Australian-designed app that is able detect early signs of autism has won an award from the Business Higher Education Round Table.
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DXC Technology & Autism NZ help autistic Kiwis into the workforce
Fri, 2nd Aug 2019
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New Wellington centre aims to aid autistic jobseekers in IT and beyond.
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SAP Launches Autism at Work programme in New Zealand
Tue, 8th May 2018
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SAP is bringing their global initiative to provide those on the autism spectrum with qualified employment in the company to New Zealand.
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ANZ and DXC Technology form autism research partnership
Mon, 9th Apr 2018
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DXC teams up with ANZ & La Trobe uni to support work success for autistic individuals.
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Canberra: The Dandelion Program helps autistic students harness their skills
Fri, 21st Jul 2017
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Three Australian universities have joined the DXC Dandelion Work Experience Program to help autistic students build IT careers.
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Kiwi scientist gets $25k grant for revolutionary autism communication tool
Mon, 21st Nov 2016
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Scientist from Christchurch receives $25k boost to develop Talk With Me, a high-tech software to help children with Autism.
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New game to help autistic students
Wed, 18th Sep 2013
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A free iPad and Android game is delivering fresh observations about children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.