How to Make Accommodations for Autism in the Workplace

If you want to encourage neurodiversity and make your workplace comfortable and safe for your neurodiverse employees, there are accommodations for autism in the workplace you can and should make. Below are some of the basics of providing accommodations for your neurodiverse employees.

Leia Weathington, on Mar 13, 2020

Sentiment Analysis Tools & Applications

In an increasingly digital world, customers have more soapboxes they can climb on to share their honest opinions. Fortunately, you can leverage sentiment analysis tools to do the job faster and more thoroughly than you could on your own.

Bernadette Wilson, on Mar 10, 2020

Understanding the Different Types of Neurodiversity & Their Strengths

Traditionally the different types of neurodiversity have been regarded as a deficit, but it is better to understand them as just that — differences, neither good nor bad, that can provide unique advantages or ways of perceiving the world.

Leia Weathington, on Mar 3, 2020

Image Annotation for Deep Learning

Image annotation for deep learning and other related methods employ a variety of interconnected processing elements that work together: the input layer that receives data, hidden layers that perform computations, and the output layer that outputs results or initiates action.

Bernadette Wilson, on Feb 20, 2020

How to Label Data for Machine Learning

Patterned after human behavior, data scientists teach machine learning models by using a set of inputs in the form of labeled data so they can produce desired outputs.

Bernadette Wilson, on Feb 19, 2020

Neurotypical vs. Neurodivergent: What’s the Difference?

New terminologies have come into common usage to define the differences in how the world is perceived by different people. Two commonly used terms are “neurodivergent” and “neurotypical”.

Leia Weathington, on Feb 18, 2020

7 Tech Companies That Hire Autistic Adults

These enterprises are companies that "get it". They're excellent examples of employers with successful programs for hiring autistic adults.

Bernadette Wilson, on Feb 7, 2020

4 Ways Neurodiversity Gives Your Company a Competitive Advantage

Hiring autistic talent and celebrating neurodiversity can give employers a competitive advantage and have a dramatic impact on their bottom line.

Leia Weathington, on Feb 4, 2020

What the Heck is Data Labeling?

Data labeling, which assigns meaning to data in ways that machine learning technology can understand, is key to creating an effective training data set.

Bernadette Wilson, on Feb 1, 2020

Data Jobs You Should Be Outsourcing

What kind of data jobs should your business outsource? Some tasks you’re going to want to have a guiding hand on, but others can safely be handed off to experts. Let’s dive into your potential options to see how you can clear up your schedule.

Celia Daniels, on Jan 16, 2020

How to Hire Someone With Autism

Hiring someone with autism can require special attention and provisions. Here's a toolkit to better recruit and retain a neurodiverse employee.

Leia Weathington, on Jan 9, 2020

What is Data Annotation & Why Does It Matter?

Compared to just a few years ago, data annotation has grown into a much larger, time-consuming task. As a result, AI development teams are looking for ways to manage data annotation without sacrificing accuracy or quality.

Bernadette Wilson, on Dec 26, 2019

Job Training for Autistic Adults

It can be challenging to implement a program of job training for autistic adults, but ensuring that you have given all of your employees the tools they need to succeed is a critical part of building a successful workforce.

Leia Weathington, on Dec 17, 2019

Autism Interview Tips for Job Seekers

With an understanding of what you are entitled to under the law, and a clear idea of the type of job you’ve applied for, you can secure a satisfying job. Here are five autism interview tips to help give you some extra confidence to nail it.

Leia Weathington, on Dec 5, 2019

5 Careers for People With Autism

Fulfilling careers for people with autism are not as rare as you might think. For those looking for a place to start, consider the following career paths.

Celia Daniels, on Nov 26, 2019

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