SAP Hiring Tech Workers with Autism

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SAP Hiring Tech Workers with Autism

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Monday, March 31, 2014 - 3:45pm

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More people with autism are getting into the tech industry.

Now, software company SAP has launched a program aimed at hiring tech workers with autism.

The program, which the tech giant calls "Autism at Work," specifically trains people with autism for jobs with the company.

"One of the reasons we're looking at people on the spectrum is they bring abilities we may not have," SAP's Jose Velasco said. "In order for us to accommodate some of the challenges we have to provide a different platform."

The first group of employees in the program are currently preparing for their first day at SAP. The company is also turning to outside experts for advice.

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Keywords: Diversity & Inclusion | Autism at Work | Innovation & Technology | SAP | autism | tech workers

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