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Employer Tips and Resources

Simple employer adjustments for autistic staff in the workplace


  • Being seated in a quiet area of the office away from thoroughfare traffic/break out areas

  • Use of Noise Cancelling Headphones 



  • Being seated in a dimmer area of the office or beside a window with blinds to control the level of light coming through the window

  • Not being seated under fluorescent lighting

  • Use of tinted glasses 



  • Not being seated near a kitchen

  • Encouraging team not to wear fragrances, perfumes or spraying of air fresheners etc


Other Adjustments

  • Access to a quiet room

  • Additional breaks during the day 

  • Staggering start times if working up to full-time hours

  • Ability to start work at a later time ie 10am instead of 9


The Employment Assistance Fund can offer financial help for adjustments to the workplace for

eligible staff:

We have compiled some of our more popular training and enablement sessions.

Like what you see? Get in touch to learn more.

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