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The University of Washington’s Project SEARCH helps young adults with autism develop marketable skills to achieve their goals of obtaining their dream careers. Holding a job can improve mental health, confidence, and foster independence. Dr. Jill Locke, a READi Lab collaborator, assists by helping with the job hunt—and Seattle companies are ready to hire! Microsoft has developed an academy to teach individuals with autism — and their coworkers — how to thrive in a company that embraces the positive impact that neurodiversity brings to a workplace. Microsoft and other Puget Sound-based companies are looking to hire people who will bring new, unique perspectives to their companies. Click here to read the Seattle Times article!