Life with Asperger’s: Employment – OriginalRetrophiliac

26 Sep

I highly recommend the anonymouslyautistic blog, for learning about the issues faced by people with Asperger’s.

Anonymously Autistic

Being in the modern work place makes me feel like a fish out of water. Florescent light bulbs, humming air conditioners on the roof above my desk, constant ringing of phones, and people randomly interrupting my work to ask me questions.

Networking events and social expectations. Corporate culture an professionalism are minefields that I have to work thorough everyday with great effort.  By the time I get home I am so worn out that I can barely think straight.

Starting a new job is always the hardest because I have to learn a new routine. I definitely prefer to have the same days off and same schedule every week because I have chronic insomnia and sleeping at the same time every day is the best medicine for this particular problem.

Having a full time job is hard but so is being unemployed although most days when I go to the…

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One Response to “Life with Asperger’s: Employment – OriginalRetrophiliac”

  1. Kathy H September 27, 2016 at 4:55 pm #

    Very enlightening. Should be required reading for every HR manager.

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