Jobs push for people with autism

Cr Ali Cupper says a council employment program could help people with autism like Chris Brown find work.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Cr Ali Cupper says a council employment program could help people with autism like Chris Brown find work.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

CHRIS Brown knows all too well the struggle of finding meaningful and long-term employment while living with autism.

The Mildura man has found work on and off over the years, but finding a sustainable job with an employer that understands the needs of workers with autism is a more difficult task.

“I’ve been taking resumes around and I get a lot of knockbacks,” he said.

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