In The Bay Area, Finding Meaningful Work For Young Adults With Autism05:47

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Young adults with autism often struggle to find jobs, let alone meaningful careers. The unemployment rate for autistic adults soars above the national average — even though the majority of people with autism don't have impaired intelligence. But a new program in California's Bay Area is pioneering ways to turn what some employers might view as disabilities into strengths.

KQED's Peter Arcuni reports.

This segment aired on May 8, 2018.

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