About employU

We feel there are a few key elements that are required for success.

Communication

Whether you are a customer, a business partner or an agency partner we stress the importance of ensuring that our team is communicating properly on a consistent basis.

Relationships


Relationship building is vital to our success and everyone we serve is important. We truly appreciate each participant that goes along with us on this journey and every connection we make brings us closer to our goals.

Passion


We take great pride in the people that make up employU. Our family has the passion that drives us to get up early and leave late. We live for the wins and we revel in overcoming the challenges. Our work stays in our minds throughout the days and the nights.

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Vocational Evaluation

Finding your abilities and planning for success

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Transition Youth Services

Building Bridges to a Brighter Tomorrow

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Adult Employment Services

Building Better Futures Through Employment

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A Few of Our Partners and Friends

Having a Disability Shouldn’t Mean You Can’t Work

Here are Robert and Matt working on their on-the-job training (OJT) at Daily Bread in Melbourne, FL.

Robert and Matt assembled 35 comfort bags for the folks at Daily Bread in Melbourne, FL as part of their on the job training program. The bags consisted of new socks, shoelaces, combs, toothbrush and toothpaste, water, soup, applesauce, poptarts, gum, razors, lotion, writing pens, notebooks and facial wipes plus a handwritten card. Matt continued the next day Continue reading

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Five Characteristics of a Neurodiverse-Friendly Workplace

All business owners should be working towards a world where all people, whether they have neurodiversity or not, can live their lives to the fullest. Here are five characteristics that your business needs to exhibit to become a neurodiverse-friendly workplace. 

In today’s business environment, there are some nasty businesses out there as well some great businesses. Anyone who is in business, whether you have a connection to neurodiversity or not, should be interested in Continue reading

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Exploring Ways Neurodiverse Students Can Move From College to Work

Neurodiversity is an umbrella term that encompasses a variety of neurological disorders. These neurological disorders include autism, Asperger’s, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia and tics.

Chris Rogers and Nick Martin are two students who worked this past summer as interns at the City University of New York to develop a neurodiversity hub model. This proposed model is designed to help support young adult students with autism with improving employment outcomes.
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6 Recommendations Employers Should be Aware of When Managing Employees with ADHD

Many aspects of employment pose a challenge to people with ADHD. The characteristics of good performance at work include: good time management, ability to self-organize, good problem-solving ability, ability to concentrate, self-motivation, and the ability to delay gratification in the pursuit of long-term goals and rewards.

People with ADHD are impaired in the part of the brain that controls executive functions that enables us to perform effectively. People with ADHD have problems with occupational functioning. Continue reading

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